Young and old re­mem­ber

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The Chesham and Amer­sham MP, Ch­eryl Gil­lan, was one of the dig­ni­taries to lay a wreath at the event.

Youth groups, in­clud­ing the Brown­ies and the Beavers, took part in the com­mem­o­ra­tions on Sun­day, Novem­ber 8 in the me­mo­rial gar­dens.

Chair­man of the Amer­sham Royal Bri­tish Le­gion, Bob Hig­gins, said: “This Re­mem­brance Day is one of the busiest that we have ever had. There were lots of young­sters, I think the schools are very in­volved. It was a re­ally good day.”

Amer­sham Band man­ager, Car­o­line Perkins, said: “Amer­sham Band played be­fore and dur­ing SCHOOL coun­cil­lors led the pro­ces­sion at a Re­mem­brance Day ser­vice. St Mary's School took part in the com­mem­o­ra­tions in Old Amer­sham on Sun­day, Novem­ber 8.

Year six pupil Ben Fore­man led the pro­ces­sion and placed the wreath down. Ben was joined by Jes­sica Pil­grim and his twin sis­ter, Har­riet.

Har­riet said: "It was quite scary as we watched a lot of peo­ple in front of us put down the wreaths per­fectly and it was a huge re­spon­si­bil­ity to get it right. I en­joyed do­ing it though and re­mem­ber­ing those that died for us." the ser­vice, the Last Post and Reveille was played by Prin­ci­pal Cor­net Mar­ion May­hew. The band, as al­ways, was priv­i­leged to take part in this im­por­tant ser­vice of re­mem­brance in the Me­mo­rial Gar­dens, Old Amer­sham once again this year.”

Bob Hig­gins leads the Bri­tish Le­gion stan­dard bear­ers at the Re­mem­brance ser­vice

in Old Amer­sham. An old soldier salutes the fallen af­ter lay­ing a


Chesham MP Ch­eryl Gil­lan

joins youth groups, in­clud­ing brown­ies, guides and rain­bows and lo­cal dig­ni­ter­ies in plac­ing wreaths at the Bri­tish Le­gion Re­mem­brance ser­vice held at

the Me­mo­rial Gar­dens in Old


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