Portsmouth College cadets pay their respects at remembrance service

A BEAUTIFUL but sombre remembrance service was held by the People's Memorial off the Eastern Road in Langstone Harbour's foreshore yesterday.

Wednesday, 9th November 2016, 6:00 am
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 5:02 pm
Lance Corporal Paloma Thukani lays a wreath at the Portsmouth Combined Cadet Force remembrance service Picture: Sarah Standing (161513-1326)

The Portsmouth College Cadet Combined Cadet Force paraded from the college in Tangier Road down to the memorial before a service was held.

There were reading from Lieutenant Javan Hockley, cadets and from a member of the Royal British Legion before the Lord’s Prayer was recited and two wreaths were laid on the memorial.

Candles were also laid on the memorial.

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Peter Bolton, contingent commander said: ‘It was a respectful but sombre service.

‘We were lucky that we got nice weather for it as it was a beautiful setting for our service as there was a real sense of tranquillity and peace.’