On Wednesday 22 May, St. Christopher’s Church of England War Memorial Home in Abington Park Crescent, Northampton, is holding a D-Day Commemoration Service in their grounds.
They are appealing for any local D-Day Veterans and their family to join with them in their Commemoration.
If you are a D-day Veteran or their family, and would like to attend, you are asked to contact Caroline Morris, PR, Fundraising & Community Liaison Volunteer on 01604 700534 or via email@example.com, with the details of the Veteran and in which service or regiment they served when taking part in D-Day on 6 June 1944, BY 17 MAY.
The service will take part at 11 a.m. on Wednesday 22 May, and like the events which are due to take place in Normandy, will be followed by a mass picnic lunch in the grounds, for which gazebos and marquee cover has been arranged. Veterans and their families are invited to bring a picnic with them and join is. This will be followed by a concert from the Homestead Singers.
St. Christopher’s Care Home is a registered charity and has up to 52 residents in the Care Home and around 40 in Independent Living in bungalows, flats, the Coach House & Rectory Cottage, all set around four acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, opposite Abington Park.