Regimental Memorial Service and Lunch 2018
Time & Location
About The Event
The annual Memorial Service and lunch will be held at York Minster YO1 7HH on Saturday 6th October 18. This service brings together all five pillars of The Rifles and allows an opportunity for all Families of the Fallen in the region to remember their loved ones. The sequence of events is as follows:
a. 1050. All attendees to be seated in the area of the Regimental Chapel.
b. 1100. Service in the Regimental Chapel conducted by the Reverend Andrew Martlew. The LI Division & Rifles Buglers’ Association will provide bugle support. Should numbers exceed the capacity of the chapel additional chairs will be provided. It should be noted that due to other activities being held in the Minster the Memorial Service must conclude by 12.00.
c. 1200. Move to York Racecourse, YO23 1EX, for those attending the lunch.
d. 1300 -1500 Buffet Lunch, Dante Suite, Ebor Stand.
It is intended to provide coach transport departing at 9.30am from Pontefract to the Minster and back to Pontefract. This coach will be utilised to move the coach travellers to the Racecourse. No other transport is available for the 2-mile journey to the Racecourse. Attendees arriving under their own arrangements should plan accordingly.
The cost of the lunch is heavily subsidised by the Rifles/LI/KOYLI Association. For those people who wish to attend the Buffet Lunch the following contribution is required:
a. Retired Officers & their guests - £15 per person.
b. Retired OR’s & their guests - £7.50 per person.
It is requested that all guests who wish to attend the Service book online ensure sufficient seating is available. Those guests who wish to attend the lunch must book online and pay their contribution by no later than 14th Sep 18. Unfortunately, due to financial constraints, late submissions will not be permitted. Payment can be made using the following methods:
- Electronic online bank transfer to: Account: KOYLI Regimental Association
- By cheque payable to KOYLI Regimental Association
- In cash at the office
- Account No.: 40100005
- Sort Code: 40-37-04
- In the reference please enter YorkMin and your full name
Dress will be lounge suits/Regimental blazer and beret.
- Retired Officers & guest£15£150£0
- Retired OR’s & their guests£7.50£7.500£0