Resolven & Clyne Remembrance Service

The Annual Service of Remembrance is held to pay tribute to all those who gave their lives serving their Country. The 2023 Service, organised by Resolven Community Council, was conducted for the first time by the Rev. Julian Jenkins, who is a retired Clergy.

The Service was held at 10.30am at the St David’s Church Hall in the centre of the village.

The ‘Flag Bearer’ was Martin Evans

After the short service inside the Church Hall, the congregation moved outside to continue the Remembrance service, joining a large crowd who, despite the rain, had gathered around the War Memorial.

Flag Bearer, Martin Evans lowered the Union Jack as Karen Partridge played the ‘Last Post’ and the two minute silence was observed.

Ms Karen Partridge has played the ‘Last Post’ at the Resolven and the Clyne Remembrance Services for over 40 years and had again, this year, travelled a long distance to do so.

Wreaths were laid by representatives of local Authorities and organisations.
Children from the Resolven Primary School read out all of the names shown on the Resolven Memorial. who paid the ultimate price while serving the country.
‘God Save The King’ and ‘Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau’ were sung to conclude the Service at Resolven.

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Photographs at Resolven taken by Hugh Lewis, Natasha Williams and Mahmet Ali Mavis

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The Remembrance Service at Clyne was held at 12.00 midday

Photographs of Clyne Remembrance Service by Keith Thomas


They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:

Age shall not weary them nor the years condemn.

At the going down of the sun and in the morning

We will remember them.

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