Scenes from the Isleworth Remembrance Day Parade -
Sunday, 9th November 2008
A section of the parade in North Street shortly after march-off. Behind Councillor Paul Fisher and myself are Mary Macleod, the Conservative Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Brentford and Isleworth and (partially obscured) Councillor Barbara Reid.
Residents of Isleworth pay their solemn respects to those local servicemen who gave their lives in two World Wars and other conflicts.
Local Church leaders conduct a non-denominational Service of Remembrance. My Pastor, the Reverend Antony W. Ball, is third from the left in the front row.
Councillor Paul Fisher lays a wreath on behalf of the community of Isleworth.
The Mayor, Isleworth councillor Dr. Genevieve Hibbs, represents the London Borough of Hounslow.
Nick Buss pays his respects on behalf of Isleworth Congregational Church.
The Pride of Murray Pipe Band leads the column along Twickenham Road after the Service.
Further along Twickenham Road. The blonde on my left arm is my daughter - honest!
Into Brantwood Avenue. The flag-bearer leading the parade is Vic London, active ICG member and one-time local election candidate (Osterley & Spring Grove, 2002).
On to the home straits, the marchers are led back to base by the Mayor and the Borough Commander of the Metropolitan Police, David Bilson.
Lest we forget. Wreaths at the Cenotaph pay tribute to Isleworth's fallen.