MEMORIAL WOOODLANDS SERVICE UNDER COVID RESTRICTIONS
The annual Military Service of Remembrance was held at Bristol Memorial Woodlands with numbers strictly limited to comply with Covid regulations.
The service was led by Padre Maj. Andy Latifa with military representatives marching to the memorial within the woodlands to lay wreaths and remember the men and women who lost their lives in the service of their country.
Mrs Peaches Golding, in her role as Honorary Captain of the Royal Naval Reserve, read a psalm and two buglers sounded the Last Post at the ceremony with under 30 guests gathering under the trees for a socially distanced event.
Last year’s event was cancelled but a wreath was laid by Memorial Woodlands owner Christopher Baker on VE Day and manager Davie Rae on VJ Day as guests were not permitted. Bristol Memorial Woodlands, near Alveston, South Gloucestershire is open every day for people to visit, walk and enjoy quiet contemplation.