Thursday, April 18, 2024

Chafford community remembers those who have fallen

THE COMMUNITY OF CHAFFORD gathered at Warren primary school to pay tribute to all those who had fallen during two world wars and many other conflicts.

Organised by South Chafford councillors, Tunde Ojetola and Charlie Key, the memorial took the form of a parade from the Warren to Kershaw Close, where there is a memorial to 2nd Lt Samuel E Kershaw whose plane crashed there on February 21st 1945.

The parade, led by the mayor, cllr Yash Gupta and Thurrock MP, Jackie Doyle-Price was met by Chafford Hundred Community Church pastor, David Bareham and the Thurrock Spectrum Brass.

Mr Bareham led those gathered in song and recital.

Afterwards, the community returned to Warren primary where a buffet supplied by Sainsburys was provided.


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