Church of England Diocese of Norwich Overstrand

Remembrance 2020

13 Nov 2020, 9 p.m.
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On Remembrance Sunday 2020 the annual service of Remembrance was held outside at the War Memorial in the churchyard.

Due to government restrictions to control the spread of Coronavirus the service was held around the War Memorial.

34 members of the church and community gathered observing social distancing.

The Names of the Men from Overstrand who were killed in the Great War and World War 2 were read.

Two minutes silence was observed

The Exhortation and Kohima Epitaph was spoken by local resident and RBL member Eric Vickers

Wreaths were laid from village organisations

The service was led by Tim Bennett

On Armistice Day residents and church members assembled to observe the two minutes silence at the War Memorial.

This was followed by a short time of remembrance at the graves of the two German sailors in the Burial Ground

'Overstrand Remembers 2020' was seen by over 70 viewers on YouTube. This was made possible with the help of Dersingham Parish Church and produced by Tim Bennett.