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Remembrance service and Parade

Members of the community joined students, parents and staff from Gordon’s for the Parade and Service of Remembrance on Sunday around the Parade Square, conducted by the School Chaplain the Reverend Graham Wright. Dressed in their Blues uniform and accompanied by the Pipes and Drums, the student body marched and remembered the sacrifices of so many, including the 155 former students killed in action during the First World War; 31 in the Second World War and Gordonian Darryl Gardiner and affiliated staff member Steve Curley, both killed in Afghanistan.

Poppy wreaths were laid by Major General John Russell Jones OBE, a Gordon’s Trustee on behalf of the Gordon Foundation Trustees; Former Head Boy and Gordonian, Second Lieutenant David Hutchings for the Gordonians and School Sergeant Major Louis Phipps for staff, students and parents of the school.