Church of England Diocese of Chester St. Oswald Malpas and St. John Threapwood

VJ Day 75th Anniversary Service

27 Sep 2020, 8:30 p.m.

The Reverend Canon Ian Davenport, Chaplain to Her Majesty The Queen and Rector of Malpas, Threapwood & Bickerton Churches led this wonderful service on16th August, with Nick Toosey, youngest son of Lieutenant Colonel Philip Toosey, speaking in Remembrance of those held Prisoners of War in Japan.  Angela Witter has kindly created three films as a record for those who were unable to attend the service on the day:

In the first film, The Reverend Canon Ian Davenport welcomes the congregation and gives an introduction to VJ Day Service:

The second film features a Reflection by Nick Toosey, the youngest son of Brigadier Sir Philip Toosey, as he reflects upon his father's return from the Second World War:

This third film is the final part of the Victory in Japan Day Service held on 16th August at St Oswald's.