The Battle of Britain Memorial Trust has honoured one of our fallen heroes today.
The charity looks after the National Memorial to the Few at Capel-le-Ferne in Kent.
This afternoon it unveiled a plaque in memory of Flying Officer Oswald St John Pigg whose Spitfire crashed on 1st of September 1940 at the height of the battle.
A memorial to a group of World War Two airmen that was installed last month, will be officially unveiled tomorrow.
It was installed at Beachy Head in Sussex by an RAF Helicopter. The memorial honours the pilots and crew of Bomber Command - fifty thousand of whom died on bombing raids over occupied Europe.
A memorial bell which will be used to signal approaching repatriation corteges in Oxfordshire has arrived in the county. It will be installed opposite the memorial garden at Carterton next month, following an appeal which raised £26,000.
It's been delivered to Whites of Appleton near Abingdon where a four metre high tower to house it is being made. The bell is 25 inches high and 31 inches wide.
A memorial bell which will be used to signal approaching repatriation corteges in Oxfordshire has arrived in the county. It will be installed opposite the memorial garden at Carterton next month and follows an appeal which raised £26,000.
It's been delivered to Abingdon where a tower to house it is being made. The bell is 25 inches high and 31 inches wide.
A poignant memorial has taken place to remember 75 people who lost their lives when a submarine sank in 1951. HMS Affray had left Gosport in Hampshire on the way to a training exercise in the English Channel, but she got into trouble off the coast of Alderney in the Channel Islands.
A poppy wreath has been laid in the exact spot where the submarine sank.
The memorial service took place today for a prominent businessman from Kent. Edwin Boorman was the President of the Kent Messenger Group.Read the full story ›
An estimated 1,000 people are at All Saints Church in Maidstone for a memorial service celebrating the life of Edwin Boorman. He was the Kent Messenger Group president and head of the family which created and ran the newspaper and media group.
He had in the past been High Sheriff of Kent, president of the Newspaper Society and was awarded an OBE for services to the Royal British Legion in Kent. He died after a short illness, aged 76.
Family friends and colleagues described him as a hugely influential business figure, a man passionate about community life in Kent and a champion of local causes and charities.
The congregation includes Terry Waite, former Conservative Party leader Michael Howard, MPs, business leaders, colleagues, family and friends.
A memorial service is being held today, to remember the life of KM Group's president Edwin Boorman.
The Gillingham Band and Ashford Choral Society will be providing the music at the service at All Saints Church in Mill Street in Maidstone.
Mr Boorman passed away last month after a short illness.
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