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Remembering fallen heroes

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On Sunday 10 November 2019, Dame Mandy East, Officer Johnny East and our Director of Membership Chevalier Keith Homewood, represented the Order at Remembrance Sunday in Guildford, Surrey. The service was held at Holy Trinity Church in Guildford’s historic High Street, followed by wreath laying at the memorials in the Castle Grounds, So why was […]

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Celebrating Armed Forces Day

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On 24 June 2019, our Director of Membership, Chevalier Keith Homewood, represented the Order as an invited guest of the Mayor of Guildford, Surrey, Councillor Richard Billington for the Armed Forces Day, Flag Raising Ceremony held at the historic Guildhall. Keith joined other invited guests at a reception in the Elizabethan Guildhall where the Mayor […]

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Remembering the heroes of D-Day

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Our Director of Membership, Keith Homewood (dressed as a Major in the Royal Tank Regiment) with Scouts from Guildford, and members of a WW2 re-enactment group, teaching the Scouts using artefacts, uniforms and weapons, about the significance of D Day for our freedom and for them as scouts. The theme being the tragedy of war […]

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Celebrating our national heroes

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We were honoured to join our friends in the Royal Society of St George at their Annual St. George’s Day Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Cenotaph in Whitehall, this year marking the Society’s 125th anniversary. Around 500 members of three Cadet Forces, accompanied by music from their bands, were on parade. Following the wreath laying at the […]

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St George at the Cenotaph

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A delegation from the Order of St. George joined our friends at the Royal Society of St. George at their Annual Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Cenotaph. Our Grand Scrivener laid a wreath on behalf of the Order in remembrance of those who have fallen in war. After the parade at the Cenotaph there was a short […]

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The Centenary of the Great War

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A message from the Grand Prior: Tonight we will each light but one lamp in our homesteads in solemn remembrance of our forebears drawn from all corners of the British Empire who lost their lives in that “War to end all wars”, the Centenary of which we mark this day. There was scarcely a family […]

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Lest we forget…

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As we prepare to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of World War 1, readers may be interested in this poster featuring St George. It was created as a recruitment aid for the British armed forces, but could equally be taken to mean that Britain needs St. George – now! It’s perhaps no coincidence that […]