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80th Anniversary D-Day

6th June
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These Hamble Peninsular community wide events commemorate the heroism of the many hundreds of thousands of people who took part in the largest naval, air and land operation in history.

Please join in on 6th June 2024 to celebrate D-Day 80. 

IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO JOIN US PLEASE DONATE GENEROUSLY BELOW TO OUR CHARITIES

  • The Normandy Memorial Trust
  • The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund
  • The Royal Naval Association
  • ABF The Soldiers Charity, and
  • The Merchant Navy Association

TIMETABLE OF EVENTS AT THE CLUB

Coffee Morning

  • 10.00 - Open house
  • 11.20 - Flypast by a Lancaster Bomber from the RAFs Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

Dinner (Member Only)

  • 18.00 - Arrival
  • 18.30 - Dinner
  • 20.00 - Assemble outside (weather permitting) to view the parade as it arrives at the Club
  • 20.30 - Remembrance Service conducted by the Bishop of Southampton, accompanied bychoir and musicians
  • 21.15 - Lighting of the Anniversary Beacon, accompanied by a Lone Piper
  • 21.25 - Recitation of the International Tribute

Hamble Rivers Singers

  • 21.30 - Join the Hamble River Singers for WW2 songs

DRESS CODE GUIDANCE FOR DINNER

Guidance from The Royal British Legion for Dress Code

  • There is a general consensus that ideally a dark suit / reefer should be worn by men and a suit or dress for women.

Guidance from The MOD for Wearing of Medals

  • You should only wear official decorations, medals or emblems that you are entitled to and have been approved for acceptance and wear. Unofficial medals should not be worn with official orders, decorations and medals.
  • If you are the next of kin of a deceased service person, it is common practice to wear your relatives decorations and medals as a mark of remembrance. It is custom to wear medals on the right breast in civilian dress only, official approval is not required to wear relatives medals.
  • Current serving personnel should not wear relatives medals or unofficial medals whilst wearing uniform.



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Last updated 12:27pm on 23 May 2024

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