Reading stages ceremonies to remember wartime fallen

Brock Barracks Soldiers march at the annual ceremony at Brock Barracks

Related Stories

Remembrance Sunday memorial services have been held across Reading.

At Brock Barracks hundreds gathered to pay tribute at a service led by the Reverend Adam Carlill.

Wreaths were laid at the war memorial during a ceremony led by Reading Mayor Jenny Rynn, who said: "We must never allow this occasion to be forgotten."

Following the service, soldiers from 7 Rifles who have recently returned from Afghanistan led a march past on the parade ground.

Deputy Mayor Deborah Edwards led a ceremony and silence at the town's Forbury War Memorial.

She said: "Soldiers, sailors, airmen, airwomen, doctors and nurses have all given their lives for freedom and democracy. We are blessed for knowing them all."

The Royal British Legion held ceremonies at the Tilehurst Triangle War Memorial and at the War Memorial in Christchurch Meadows.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Berkshire

Weather

Reading

18 °C 14 °C

Features

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.