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York Minster

Regimental Memorial Service and Lunch 2019

This year the Regimental Memorial Service at York Minster will be on Sat 5 Oct 19 with the buffet lunch at York Racecourse which is approx. 2 miles from York Minster. Transport will depart Minden House at 0915 hrs.

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Regimental Memorial Service and Lunch 2019
Regimental Memorial Service and Lunch 2019

Time & Location

05 Oct 2019, 11:00 – 15:00

York Minster, Deangate, Minster Yd, York YO1 7HH, UK

About The Event

The annual Memorial Service and lunch will be held at York Minster YO1 7HH on Saturday 5th October 19. 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. 1045. 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.

Dress will be lounge suits/Regimental blazer and beret.

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