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16th May, 2022

Solihull veterans fall silent to remember comrades, friends and family

Sarah Mason 15th Nov, 2021

VETERANS remembered friends, family and fellow comrades on Armistice Day at the Royal Star and Garter Home in Solihull.

Residents, staff and volunteers from the Monkspath Hall Road care home laid a wreath at the at the Remembrance Sunday service at St Alphege on Sunday (November 14).

There was also a service on Armistice Day for all at the home, which looks after veterans and their partners with disability or dementia, to attend.

This service also featured music, readings, wreath-laying, and a standard bearer and bugler, with residents later enjoying sherry at the Home’s bar.

Residents also took part in a number of Remembrance arts and crafts including poppy painting.

This Remembrance the Royal Star and Garter focused on the unwavering dedication and service of the Armed Forces through the decades.

The Conflict Never Stops campaign looks at the invaluable role residents have played in serving their country.

It features veterans from the Second World War all the way up to the Iraq War.

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