Barnard Castle Aviation Day

Today, Crook & District RAF Association were represented at Barnard castle Aviation Day by Alan Myers, Crook & District 475 Branch Chair, who laid a wreath on behalf of all the members and John Abbott, Standard Bearer.

Order of Service

Tuesday 27 September 2022
10.30. a.m. ‘The Vintage Pipers’ & BARAC
10.45. a.m. Assembly in the Galgate Memorial Gardens
10.57 a.m. Opening Introduction – Tony Galley (Co-Founder)
Spotlight – Air Accident 1 – Suzanne Thomas
Spotlight – Air Accident 2 – Sandra Barber
Spotlight – Air Accident 3 – Cllr Rima Chatterjee (Town Mayor)
Spotlight – Air Accident 4 – Claire Earl
11.05 a.m. Service of Commemoration – Rev Canon Alec Harding
11.15 a.m. Wreath Laying Ceremony – Tony Galley (Co-Founder)
Town Mayor of Barnard Castle – Cllr Rima Chatterjee RAF Leeming – Wing Commander Emma Watkins The Royal Air Forces Assoc Hartlepool – Mr Peter McGraghan The Royal Air Forces Assoc Crook & District – Mr Alan Myers Barnard Castle School CCF – Major Caroline Connor On behalf of Co-Founder John Yarker – Suzanne Thomas Barnard Castle School – Mr Tony Jackson
11.20 a.m. Lowering of the Standards & Last Post
11.22 a.m. Raising of the Standards & Reveille
11.23 a.m. Act of Commitment – Rev Canon Alec Harding
11.25 a.m. Piper’s Lament
11.27 a.m. Closing of Service – Tony Galley (Co-Founder)
Light refreshments will be available following the Service at the Council’s office in Woodleigh, Flatts Road, Barnard Castle, DL12 8AA

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