Thursday, 27 January 2022

I dress up as Desert Rat and collect for Poppy Appeal

I dress up as Desert Rat and collect for Poppy Appeal

RICHARD PINCHES has been a Desert Rat re-enactor for about four years to keep the memory of his father alive. Peter “Ginger” Pinches, ...

 

Legacy remembered

Legacy remembered

A wreath was laid at the Pheasants Hill Cemetery to remember the founder of the poppy factory. Major George Howson, who died on ...

 

Children take part in outdoor act of remembrance to mark Armistice Day

Children take part in outdoor act of remembrance to mark Armistice Day

PUPILS at Rupert House School in Henley attended an outdoor service to mark Armistice Day. About 50 parents and staff attended the act ...

 

Crew of RAF bomber which crashed in village while on secret mission are remembered... 78 years later

Crew of RAF bomber which crashed in village while on secret mission are remembered... 78 years later

THE crew of a secret Second World War flight were remembered at a special service in Fawley. Halifax DG283 was carrying 15 crates of ...

 

Children remember with poems and wreaths

Children remember with poems and wreaths

PUPILS at Rupert House School in Henley attended an outdoor service to mark Armistice Day. About 50 parents and staff also attended ...

 

Binmen took giant pumpkin I’d grown for Poppy Appeal

Binmen took giant pumpkin I’d grown for Poppy Appeal

A GIANT pumpkin grown to raise money for the Poppy Appeal has vanished. Binmen are suspected to have taken the 60lb specimen and ...

 

Young people help Mayor launch new Poppy Appeal

Young people help Mayor launch new Poppy Appeal

MEMBERS of the Henley Army Cadet Force sold remembrance poppies to the head students of Gillotts School to mark the start of this ...

 

Memorial returns

A REMEMBRANCE parade will take place in Benson on Sunday, November 14 at 10.30am. Hundreds of people normally attend the parade, which ...

 

Army Cadets launch appeal

Army Cadets launch appeal

FOUR Henley Army cadets launched this year's Poppy Appeal by offering remembrance poppies to head students from Gillotts School. The ...

 

Remembrance Sunday parade

A REMEMBRANCE Day parade and wreath-laying service will take place in Watlington on Sunday, November 14. The participants, who will be ...

 

Poppy total

MORE than £1,500 was raised by the Kidmore End  branch of the Royal British Legion during this year’s Poppy Appeal. David Young, ...

 

Pupils sing hymns and read prayers at virtual remembrance service

Pupils sing hymns and read prayers at virtual remembrance service

CHILDREN from Peppard Primary took part in a virtual remembrance service. The school in Church Lane held a service on Armistice Day ...

 

Veteran’s son proud to live-stream remembrance service

Veteran’s son proud to live-stream remembrance service

THE son of a war veteran says it was an honour to live stream Henley’s Remembrance Sunday service. Videographer Richard Pinches was ...

 

We will remember them

We will remember them

MORE than 100 people attended the Remembrance Sunday service in Henley. Under the current government covid-19 guidelines, a maximum of ...

 

No parades as villages hold services and acts of remembrance at war memorials

No parades as villages hold services and acts of remembrance at war memorials

RESIDENTS of Shiplake observed the social distancing guidelines at the remembrance service held outside the Church of St Peter and St ...

 

Oxfordshire Army Cadet Force

Oxfordshire Army Cadet Force

MEMBERS of the Henley detachment, Oxfordshire Army Cadet Force, have been busy making poppies for a remembrance display at their ...

 

Death Of Volunteer Tom Jewitt Oxfordshire Home Guard

Death Of Volunteer Tom Jewitt Oxfordshire Home Guard

TOM JEWITT was born on July 26, 1908 in County Durham. He was the son of coalminer Thomas Jewitt and his wife Mary (née Stewart) and ...

 

Crowds keep their distance at Remembrance Service  

Crowds keep their distance at Remembrance Service  

MORE than 100 people attended the Remembrance Sunday Service in Henley town centre despite the second lockdown.  The crowd observed ...

 

Second book honouring war dead gifted to town

Second book honouring war dead gifted to town

A BOOK honouring more than 250 service personnel from the Henley area who lost their lives during the Second World War has been ...

 

Time to remember

REMEMBRANCE services will be held at All Saints’ Church in Peppard and St John the Baptist Church in Kidmore End on Sunday, November 8 ...

 

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