Clevedon pays respects to armed forces

PUBLISHED: 15:00 29 June 2017

Legion colour party.

Legion colour party.

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Hundreds of people have paid tribute to the armed forces during a parade in Clevedon.

Clevedon Army Cadets.Clevedon Army Cadets.

The Royal British Legion’s (RBL) annual parade saw the City of Bristol Pipes and Drums lead from the Salthouse Fields, joined by the Avonmouth Sea Cadets and Army Cadet Force and Air Training Cadets, before a ceremony at the bandstand in Elton Road.

Clevedon Air Training Corps.Clevedon Air Training Corps.

Bob Blackwell, chairman of the Clevedon RBL branch, said: “Members of the public were out in support on the route and at the bandstand.

Avonmouth Sea Cadets.Avonmouth Sea Cadets.

“The salute was taken by Major Robert Macdonald, RBL county chairman and leader of Clevedon Town Council Mrs Linda Little.

Armed forces day parade.Armed forces day parade.

“The drumhead service with sea cadets laying the drums was led by Captain Michael Eden and the Salvation Army Band.

Armed forces day parade.Armed forces day parade.

“I felt it was a well attended and successful event.”

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