Surrey Heath Remembers - 2021

Date: 

Tuesday, 16 November, 2021

Surrey Heath paid their respects to those involved in the First and Second World War, as well as more recent conflicts, during Remembrance Sunday services across the Borough on 14 November. 

The Mayor of Surrey Heath, Cllr Sarah Jane Croke attended the morning community service of remembrance at St Peter’s Church, Frimley and the 2pm remembrance service at St Michael's Church, Camberley. 

After the service at St Michael’s Church a Remembrance Parade commanded by the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS) and comprising of local cadet and uniformed groups, including Gurkha veterans from the Nepalese Society, travelled along the A30. 

After the parade, wreaths were laid for the fallen at the War Memorial outside the entrance to the RMAS by Cllr Croke, Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, SHBC Leader Cllr Alan McClafferty, Dave Kemp, Chairman of the Camberley Branch of the Royal British Legion (RBL), Lieutenant Colonel Samantha HullCommanding Officer Sandhurst Support Unit, Sergeant Jon Castell, Surrey Police and Peter Glover from South East Ambulance Service. 

Cllr Croke said: “It was an honour to lay a wreath on behalf of SHBC at this incredibly moving event, and pay our respects to all those who have fallen in war.   

"Many thanks to everyone who took part in the parade, where we saw such a variety of local groups, and also to everyone who came out and supported the parade by lining the route.” 

Deputy Mayor Cllr Helen Whitcroft joined the services at Chobham and Windlesham. 

Honorary Alderman Alan Whittart attended the morning service at All Saints Church, Lightwater. 

Remembrance Sunday is brought to you by SHBC in conjunction with local churches, our partners RMAS and the Royal British Legion, with tremendous support from uniformed organisations across our communities and cadets representing our armed forces.