On the 11th November 2020, we had intended to travel to our permanent memorial - our Dog Activity Trail in Windsor - as part of our Remembrance. We would conduct our Two Minute Silence here, remembering those dogs who had served with our armed forces. Sadly because of the continuing restrictions on movement due to the Corona Virus outbreak this was not possible.
However, there were special permissions put into place to allow Remembrance Sunday ceremonies to take place on Sunday 8th November, and we were honoured to attend two of these.
In Bolney, home of War Dogs Remembered and the base of our parent organisation, our founder Julia Robertson and her father were invited to take part in the ceremony. Once again, our black labrador Maggie was with us to support, along with our new puppy Tilly, in her first time representing the charity.
At the memorial ceremony that took place in Devizes, one of our trustees Simon Lamen took part in the service. As always, we laid wreaths sponsored by our supporters. These three wreaths are to remember dogs which served in The Great War, the Second World War, and also in modern day conflicts.
We'd like to thank everyone who makes this act of Remembrance possible, and look forward to a time when we can invite people to our memorial in Windsor to commemorate.