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Forces veterans from across Fenland honoured at special service for Armed Forces Day




Ex-servicemen and women from across Fenland were honoured at a special service in recognition of national Armed Forces Day.

John Bavister, former Royal Signals, receives his medal. (2834696)
John Bavister, former Royal Signals, receives his medal. (2834696)

High Sheriff of Cambridgeshire, Dr Andrew Harter, presented HM Armed Forces Veterans Badges to more than 30 military personnel when Fenland District Council held a Veterans Day Commemoration Service on Friday at St Mary’s Church in Whittlesey.

Alan Palmer, former Royal Marine Commander receives his badge (2834508)
Alan Palmer, former Royal Marine Commander receives his badge (2834508)

More than 100 people gathered for the moving event, which paid tribute to Britain’s armed forces and their families and recognised the enormous contributions and sacrifices that have been made, past and present.



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