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Saluting Kent’s Veterans @ Rusthall Lodge

Saluting Kent’s Veterans @ Rusthall Lodge

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Ten residents at Rusthall Lodge, a ‘not-for-profit’ stand-alone home in Tunbridge Wells, received HM Armed Forces enamelled pin badges at a Home Front themed event.

In the presence of members of the Royal British Legion, RAFA, T.S. Brilliant Corps of Bugles and Drums, the Mayor of Tunbridge Wells, their families and other invited guests, the event recognised the valuable contribution made by the residents in serving their country.

The event culminated with a fly-past by the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight’s Dakota from 233 Squadron. Among those recognised is Rusthall Lodge resident Margaret Van Den Burgh, 93, who was in the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force. Also honoured is Betty Kormanic, 93, who as a WAAF.

Photographs David McHugh

Ten residents at Rusthall Lodge, a ‘not-for-profit’ stand-alone home in Tunbridge Wells, received HM Armed Forces enamelled pin badges at a Home Front themed event. Photographs David McHugh.

INDEX Magazine on Friday, 11 September 2015

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