Next Sunday (July 29) marks the 30th anniversary of the return of the Welsh Guards to RAF Brize Norton after the Falkalands Conflict, this will be marked with a service at 3pm at St Mary’s Priory.
During the servicE a list role of the names of this killed in the conflict will be placed on the Nave Altar. Many Guardsman died after the RFA Sir Galahad was bombed former RSM Major Malcom Evans will read a poem about that atrocity and the widow of the Capatain of Sir Glahad’ sister wI’ll be in attendance.
The sermon will be preached by former Chaplain General of HM’s Land Forces, and one time Chaplain of the Welsh Guards, Ven John Blackburn CB QHC. amonG others taking part will be Lt Gen Sir Robert Hayman-Joyce.
All are welcome to the service.