Nether Heyford Remembrance Day 2020
Sunday 8th November 2020
Nether Heyford War Memorial
10:40 am Arrival of Major Thorneycroft MBE and those wishing to share the ceremony of remembrance.
10:45 am British Legion Wreath laid. Any other parties wreath laying may proceed, one group at a time, maintaining social distancing.
10:55 am Major Thorneycroft MBE reading names of the fallen “We will remember them……”
11:00 am Two minute silence
The opportunity to reflect on the bravery and sacrifice of the heroes of our village, to Remember and honour the fallen, is slightly different this year.
Please ensure that when you attend you observe social distancing guidelines
- Personal moments of reflection and/or to leave a memory or flowers around the memorial are welcome throughout the day.
- British Legion in attendance (within household group)
- Cubs and Scouts in attendance in uniform (within household group)
- The short road closure should be in place as usual.
- There is no parade and military band this year.
- There are no Church or Chapel services this year.
- A virtual online Church service and blessing by Rev Stephen Burrow is at 10:30 am on the Benefice Facebook Page
Photo credit – Tony Boutle – November 2020
Photo Gallery Credit – Liam Reeve – November 2020
Watch the 2020 video:
Video credit – Liam Reeve – November 2020
Roll of Honour:
The Heyford and Stowe Roll of Honour details the lives of the 28 men on Heyford and Stowe village war memorials.
First published in 1993 by Celia and Brian Caucutt – Updated with new photographs and recently released census family information in 2018 by Jez Wilson
All the new research and new photographs discovered during the centenary 2018 project were sent to the Imperial War Museum and the men of Heyford and Stowe are now documented in the museums digital online archive “Lives of the First World War”
HEYFORD AND STOWE – ROLL OF HONOUR – A tribute to the servicemen commemorated on the Nether Heyford and Stowe Memorials https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/community/7649
Nether Heyford War Memorial: https://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/15084
Church Stowe War Memorial: https://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/14897
Photo credit – Mick Parker – November 2019