Standards take pride of place for annual reunion of Cambridgeshire Regiment

08:19 24 June 2014

The Cambridgeshire Regiment held its annual reunion and parade in Ely

The Cambridgeshire Regiment held its annual reunion and parade in Ely

Archant

The Cambridgeshire Regiment held its annual reunion and parade followed by a service in Ely Cathedral on Sunday.

The Cambridgeshire Regiment held its annual reunion and parade in ElyThe Cambridgeshire Regiment held its annual reunion and parade in Ely

The guests of honour were the Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire, Hugh Duberly, the mayor of Ely, Cllr Liz Every, and Major Martin Melia, commanding officer Cambridgeshire Company, 1st Battalion, the Royal Anglian Regiment.

A lunch was held at The Malting’s, Ely, before members moved to Ely Cathedral for a parade and inspection, carried out the Lord Lieutenant.

Standards from across all county branches of the Royal British Standards were on also parade.

The Cambridgeshire Regiment held its annual reunion and parade in ElyThe Cambridgeshire Regiment held its annual reunion and parade in Ely

The Corps of Drums, Cambridgeshire Army Cadet Force lead the march past as the salute was taken by the Lord Lieutenant.

After the parade, a service in the cathedral was conducted by the Rev Mark Bonne, Dean of Ely Cathedral, with the sermon being given by Bishop to the Forces, Rt Revd, Dr Stephen Venner.

The annual event for the Cambridgeshire Regt Association was larger this year to mark the 100th anniversary of the commencement of the First World War.

The Cambridgeshire Regiment held its annual reunion and parade in ElyThe Cambridgeshire Regiment held its annual reunion and parade in Ely

More news stories

Yesterday, 15:36
Catherine Jenkinson-Dix and some of her team in 2013 discussing some of the college's achivements with Ely Standard Editor John Elworthy

The principal of Ely College has stepped down with immediate effect – along with her two vice principals- in the wake of a damning Ofsted report.

Yesterday, 16:03

As a parent having two children, now 27 and 25 years-old, who have gone through Ely College in the times where Ely’s reputation was somewhat poor, I am saddened that now Ely College will go through uncertain times.

Yesterday, 15:29
Evelyn Forde has taken charge at Ely College.

The academy trust which oversees Ely College has announced Evelyn Forde as the new principal.

Yesterday, 11:56
Ely College. Catherine Jenkinson-Dix, Principal.

Inspectors have delivered a withering assessment of Ely College in a report published this week, branding the school ‘inadequate’.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Ely Standard e-edition today E-edition