Latest news from R. Gwinnell & Sons
New memorial stone provided by Gwinnells pays tribute to RAF in Clacton
A new RAF association memorial stone paying tribute to those who died fighting for their country has been unveiled in Clacton's seafront gardens.
Former RAF personnel and their families attended a special service of dedication conducted by the Rev David Lower at the Memorial Gardens.
Clacton RAFA president Ken Butcher laid a wreath at the end of the service.
Ken Butcher, Clacton RAFA President, said:
"The new memorial stone stands proudly alongside those of the Burma Star and Marines in the gardens.
"It is there to remember the men and women of the town and all others who served in any capacity with the Royal Air Force and who unselfishly gave their lives for the benefit of others."
The memorial stone replaces an old plaque and was made by Roy Gwinnell of R Gwinnell & Sons funeral directors.
Royal Air Forces Association
This Garden is dedicated to the memory of those of all nations who died in the Royal Air Force and in the Air Forces of the Commonwealth
Proudly and thankfully we will remember them
- 112 Ipswich Road, Colchester, CO4 0AA
☎ 01206 868585
- 351 Holland Road, Clacton-on-Sea, CO15 6PD
☎ 01255 815600
- 292 High Street, Dovercourt, Essex, CO12 3PD
☎ 01255 241900
- 32 High Street, Hadleigh, Suffolk IP7 5AP
☎ 01473 824440
- 129 Kings Road, Halstead, Essex CO9 1HJ
☎ 01787 472164
- The Old Bell, 1-3 Stoke Street, Ipswich, IP2 8BX
☎ 01473 351800
- 24 High Street, Manningtree, Essex CO11 1AD
☎ 01206 391506
- Vines, High Street, Thorpe-le-Soken, CO16 0DY
☎ 01255 860400
Click location for branch information