"Lest We Forget"
The Home Guard's First Appearance At The Cenotaph
It was raining hard in St Leonards on Sea as the 07.13 departed, bound for London Charing Cross
08.45- train breaks down at Tonbridge
Long wait for next one to London
Arrive at Horse Guards just in time
The lads waiting patiently in the rain
Shirley checks our names
Michael is looking for Jimmy
I unwrap the Home Guard wreath
Lest We Forget
We form up near Downing Street
11.00am Two minutes silence . . . .
Whoops, Jimmy's dropped his Brolly
( Stupid Boy ! )
Any minute now and we're off !
The Guards Bands play as we deliver the wreaths . . .
Major A.R.Chatburn, Irish Guards conducts at the Cenotaph . .
Prince Philip takes the Salute
as we return to Horse Guards
Photographs by Kevin R.White
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