H.M.S. Dunedin Remembrance Ceremony


Royal Naval War Memorial, Southsea Common

24th November 2005, 1320 – 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


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.