ITALY STAR CAMPAIGN VETERANS 1943-45
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DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
11th June 2016 – Trooping the Colour, Horse Guards Parade, Whitehall. HM Queen Elizabeth takes the salute to mark her official birthday. This year the colour will be trooped by No 7 The Coldstream Guards.
25th June 2016 – National Armed Forces Day Go to the official web site www.armedforcesday.org.uk for details of events being planned in your area.
30th June 2016 – Somme 1914 Centenary Vigil commences at Westminster Abbey with rotations every 30 th minutes.
Imperial War Museum will hold overnight events – please see their website for details
Thiepval Memorial, France Overnight Vigils commence from 11.pm. with 20 minute rotations
Military personal will be present.
8th to 10th July Royal International Air Show RAF Fairford. The world's greatest military air show.
9th July Flying Legends IMW Duxford Cambridgeshire. Unique presentation of historic piston engine aircraft and remarkable flying displays. A good opportunity to view the recently opened USAF Museum as a tribute to many US Service personnel who flew bombing raids from their bases in and around Cambridgeshire and Suffolk.
10th November - FIELD OF REMEMBRANCE opens at St. Margaret's Westminster Abbey - The very first Field of Remembrance was held in the Grounds of Westminster Abbey in November 1928.
11th November 2016 – Armistice Day, everyone is encouraged to stand in silence for two minutes at precisely 11.am.