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Bugle call heralds ceremony of remembrance
6:00pm Tuesday 8th May 2012 in News
Fallen soldiers from the First and Second World Wars were remembered at the Turning the Pages ceremony this weekend.
The dead were remembered with a reading from the Kohima Epitaph featuring the famous line ‘For your tomorrow we gave our today’.
The Regimental Representatives of the Rifles and The Royal Signals representing the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry and the Queens Own Oxfordshire Hussars read 20 names from their Books of Remembrance.
Members of Oxfordshire Royal British Legion also attended the ceremony at the military chapel at Christ Church Cathedral in Oxford on Saturday. Ken Bampton was representing the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Mr Bampton, a member of the Wolvercote Royal British Legion said: “The service was very well attended. It’s so important that people continue to remember those who died.”
Turning the Pages ceremonies are held on alternate months.