Birchington Remembers Victory in Japan

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On Saturday August 15 Birchington remembers those who fought for our freedom.  VJ day was a day of celebration marking the end of the Second World War.

The community gathered for a morning service conducted by Rev. Don Witts.  The Royal British Legion led the community in remembrance.

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Wreaths were laid by Cllr. Jack Cohen Chair of Birchington Parish Council  Cllr. Roger Latchford for Birchington Royal British Legion,  Birchington Parish   Cllr. Linda Wright and Neville Hudson, Chair of Birchington Residents Association.

A buffet lunch was served kindly provided by The Sea View Pub in Birchington.

In the evening a beacon was lit on Epple Bay and was attended by residents.  Many thanks to the hard work of Tom who successfully built and lit the beacon.talking

The Event was supported by Birchington Parish Council

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