Remembrance Sunday

On Sunday 10th November, Cadets and Staff from 22 (Sandy) Squadron took part in the annual Remembrance Parade and service held in Sandy.

Forming up at Swan Lane in Sandy, the Cadet and Staff marched off with the parade, led by the Sandy Scout Reunion Band to the War Memorial for the two minute silence, and wreath laying.

At the Sandy War Memorial, Cadet Rebecca Hammond, 15, laid a wreath on behalf of the Squadron cadets and staff, and Cadet Jakub Grabowski, 16, was the Squadron banner bearer during the parade. After the two minute silence and all the wreaths had been laid, the parade continued to the church for the service of remembrance.

In the church, the cadets carried out the collection for the Royal British Legion during the service. After the church service, the march past was taken by local dignitaries, including Mayor of Sandy Cllr Susan Sutton.

Cadet Corporal Joseph Smith said “It’s always a proud time to march on the parade and to remember those that have given their lives for the country”.

Flight Sergeant Paul Redman ATC commented “A big well done to all the today, and it’s great to receive such positive feedback from the public and from the Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Bedfordshire”.

During the weekend, the cadets were also out on the Saturday, collecting for the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal.

22 (Sandy) Squadron Air Cadets