In memory of HMS Dunedin and her Men

Order of service 2005

H.M.S. Dunedin Remembrance Ceremony

  

Royal Naval War Memorial, Southsea Common


24th¬†November 2005, 1320 ‚Äď 1330 hours

 

Order of Events

 

From 1300:      Assemble in front of the WWII memorial plaques
(To take place  at 1320 in event of severe weather)
1321:               Brief Address/Invitation on behalf of Dunedin Society

(Daniel Morgan)

1326:              The Exhortation (Bill Gill, survivor and President of the Society)

 

“They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old, age shall
not weary them, nor shall the years condemn.  At the going down
of the sun, and in the morning, we shall remember them.”

All:¬†“We shall remember them.”

The Last Post

2 minutes silence to be observed

Reveille

The Kohima Epitaph (Jim Davis, survivor)

“When you go home, tell them of us and say, for your tomorrow

¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†we gave our today.”

¬†¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† All: “We will not break faith with you.”¬†

 

Wreath-laying will now take place, the first wreath being laid by the President on behalf of all members of the Dunedin Society.

The Society welcomes all attendees after the service to the Royal Sailors’  Home Club, Queen Street, where drinks and light snacks will be available.