Saturday 24th - Founders Day, Tilshead
10.00 - Meet at Tilshead Village Hall SP3 4RY
11.30 - Service at the Stones - these are located up a hill from the village at the end of a farm track.
Saturday 23rd - Commemoration of Operation VARSITY, Markshall Estate
10.00 - Meet at Markshall Estate for Service
Saturday 11th Service at the 'Renkum Stone', National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas
10.15 - Meet at Visitor Centre DE13 7AR
11.00 - Service
Lunch at own expense and an opportunity to learn more about the Regiment and the Society.
Entry to the NMA is free but, to help with numbers on site, visitors are asked to book in.
Saturday 1st - D-Day 80th Commemoration Service at Tarrant Rushton
12.00 - Meet at memorial Windy Corner Tarrant Rushton, Blandford DT11 8SB
13.00 - Service
5th – 6th D-Day 80th Commemorations – Normandy, France
Saturday 8th - D-Day Service at the Harwell Stone, Harwell Campus, Didcot
17.30 - Gather near the Stone on Perimeter Road OX11 0PG
18.00 - Service
Parking is a short walk from the Stone.
Wednesday 10th July - Italy Star Association, Service of Remembrance and Dedication, Canterbury
13.00 - Meet at ISA National Memorial, Westgate Gardens CT1 2BQ
Sunday 1st September Commemoration of the Double Hills crash, Paulton near Bristol
13.30 pm - Meet at Recreation Ground, Tennis Court Road BS30 7LY
The Memorial is a five minute walk across a field. Transport is available.
Double Hills is the annual commemoration to mark the first casualties of Operation Market Garden. On 17th September 1944, 23 men who were destined for Arnhem, lost their lives when Glider RJ113 crashed into a meadow called Double Hills near Paulton in Somerset.
Saturday 7th September (TBC) - The New Forest Airfields Memorial Annual Commemoration
14.00 pm Bransgore, Christchurch BH23 8EB
During World War 2 there were 12 Airfields located in the New Forest which supported aircrew from many nations in many flying roles. The airfields played a prominent role in the build-up to D-Day. To recognise this immense task and sacrifice, the New Forest Airfields Memorial was created at which an annual commemoration is held each year to honour the people who worked and the aircrew who were lost.
Sunday 8th September (TBC) - Arnhem Service, Down Ampney
11.00 am All Saint's Church, Down Ampney - Commemorating Market Garden
Arnhem 80th Commemorations – Netherlands
(A selection of key commemorations and events for 2024)
Friday 20th September
09.00 Wreath-laying Airborne Monument the Needle, Oosterbeek
19.15 Memorial Service & Wreath-laying Airborne Square (Bear Pit) John Frost Bridge
Saturday 21ST September
09.30 Air landings and public activities – Ginkel Heath, Ede
11.30 Commemoration and Wreath-laying – Ginkel Heath, Ede
Sunday 22ND September
11.00 Airborne Memorial Service – CWWG Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery, Oosterbeek
15.00 Commemoration at the Gilder Pilots Airborne bench, Wolfheze
Other events dates yet to be confirmed :-
Visit and tour of the De Havilland Museum
Evening tour of the Tower of London