27 of best photos from the Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk in Southsea

To have someone you love look at you and not know who you are is heartbreaking.

Tuesday, 15th October 2019, 3:27 pm
Alzheimer's Society called upon people to join in with the Memory Walk. Picture: Duncan Shepherd

That is the sentiment from hundreds of people who took part in the Alzheimer’s Society’s Memory Walk in Southsea on Saturday. All photos by Duncan Shepherd.

 

Mercedes and Madeline Armitage with 'Tilly'. Picture: Duncan Shepherd

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(L-R) Jon Hollis with Benjamine (4yrs) and Sadie Dinsmore. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
(L-R) Lorraine Chusrh, Jackie Middleton and Kaye Ozanne walking for Dad Julian Charmen. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
The Alzheimer's Society called on family, friends and colleagues to unite against dementia by joining the Memory Walk. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Alzheimer's Society called on family, friends and colleagues to unite against dementia by joining a Memory Walk. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
The Alzheimer's Society called on family, friends and colleagues to unite against dementia by joining the Memory Walk. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
The Alzheimer's Society called on family, friends and colleagues to unite against dementia by joining the Memory Walk. Hannah Woods (centre right) leads off the Memory Walk. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
The Alzheimer's Society called on family, friends and colleagues to unite against dementia by joining the Memory Walk. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
(L-R) Hannah Woods with her mother Juliet cut the tape to lead off the Memory Walk. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Zumba warm up before the walk. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Memory Walk. Angela Hunter from Gosport. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
(L-R) Elaina Mickelburgh, Judy Hodgson, Leo Jones (10yrs), Simon Mickelburgh and Lucy Mickelburgh. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Lucy Mickelburgh. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
(L-R) Sue Lexi and Barry Pugh walking for Mum/Gr.Nan/Nan Joyce Newman. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
(L-R) Donna Whitlock and Jules Emberton. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Becky Jones from Essex walking for Nan Maise. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
(L-R) Nikki Barrett, Becki Milner, Paula Orton, Jo Leggett, Sarah Freemantle, Rebecca Dowden, Ami Beams, walking for Jo's and Sarah's fathers.. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
(L-R) Annie and Bob Chamberlain walking for mother/mother-in-law Doris. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
(L-R) Lara Geddes and Julie Clayton. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
(L-R) Karen Ford, Jennifer Chandler(visiting from Canada), Livia Pratt, Maureen Warton, Natalie Ford., walking for Maureen and for Maureen's late brothers George and Terry. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
(L-R) Lianne Finnegan and Phillippa Holley walking for Lianne's Grandfather. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
(L-R) Avril na Jim Anderson walking in memory of Avril's mother Joan Bayliss. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
(L-R) Rosie Davis and Debbie Edwards. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
(L-R) Lucy and Penny Willsmore walking for their Mum/Nanny, supported by Wendy Stowe. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
(L-R) Susie Blackwell, Nicki Shirreffs, Aimee Hoare, Maisy Balckwell, Steve Blackwell. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
The Alzheimer's Society called on family, friends and colleagues to unite against dementia by joining the Memory Walk. Picture: Duncan Shepherd