The Cricklade Branch of the Royal British Legion are holding their Annual Parade and Remembrance Parade and Service this weekend. The 437(T) Sqdn, Royal Canadian Air Force, (formed at Blakehill Farm in 1944) will join with the Cricklade Royal British Legion, Cricklade Band, Civic and uniformed groups on Sunday for the Remembrance Day Parade and wreath-laying service.
Programme for the Sunday.
9.30 am. Cricklade Town Council Offices hosts visiting guests and officials
10.00 am. Parade Assembles.
10.25 am. Parade to the Cricklade Memorial and Remembrance Service.
Parade returns up the High Street to St Sampson’s Church
11.20 am Remembrance Service at St Sampson’s Church.
12.40 pm (Approx) a re-dedication service at the Blakehill memorial – the former RAF Blakehill Farm.
437 Squadron – the only Royal Canadian Air Force squadron in Transport Command. http://www.pegasusarchive.org/arnhem/batt_437.htm .