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Remembrance Sunday

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Archived Stories Over 200 people filled the parish church of St Mary's, Hemyock for the annual Remembrance Sunday service raising over £550 for the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal.

The service was preceded by a parade from the parish hall led by the church choir followed by youth uniformed groups, veterans and villagers.

The service was led by Rev. Chris Hudson with lessons read by David Bawler, Hon. Poppy Appeal Organiser and Tim Barton, Royal Air Force (Rtd) and prayers led by Rev Hudson and Pastor Steven Reed, Baptist Chapel. Becky Thomas read the peom 'In Flanders Field'

The service ended with an Act of Remembrance, two minutes silence and the Kohima Epitaph at the War Memorial

Janice Bawler