Remembrance 2019

Date: 19th Nov 2019 Author: Scout Websites

On Sunday 10th November, I joined First Worcester Scout Group as a Scout, and proudly attended the Church of St James, Norton to commemorate the contribution of British and Commonwealth military and civilian servicemen and women in the two world wars and later conflicts. Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Leaders were all dressed smartly in their freshly washed and ironed uniforms representing the Scout movement at the annual Remembrance service. All the children were impeccably behaved throughout the service. Sophie and Liam (two Scouts) each read a passage to the packed church congregation and the Cubs shared their thoughts in two cards they had made during the previous week’s meetings.

The morning concluded with a poignant gathering at 11am around the village memorial where members of the armed forces, the Royal British Legion, Brownies and the First Worcester Scout Group laid wreaths. There was then a two minutes silence as a tribute to those who lost their lives fighting for their country.

It was a great honour to carry the flag at such an important event and one which I will remember as I carry on my journey through Scouting.

Written by Jack
1st Worcester Scout Group

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