Northolt Commemoration Ceremony Sept 1

Saturday  September 1st  2018 at 12.00 

 Northolt Commemoration Ceremony at Polish Air Force Memorial, South Ruislip, Middlesex. 

The annual and 58th Ceremony of Homage to Fallen Polish Airmen during World War II will be held at the Polish Air Force Memorial at Northolt on Saturday 1 September. The ceremony will be conducted in both English and Polish and everyone is welcome.

Wreaths will be laid by representatives of the Polish and British governments, local authorities, the Air  Force and the Royal Air Force. Veterans of individual squadrons or their descendants will lay wreaths for each Polish squadron that flew alongside the RAF from 1940 to 1945.

The replica of the wartime Wilno Standard of the Polish Air Force will be paraded and the ceremony will also  feature a detachment of Officer Cadets from the Polish Air Force Academy, Dęblin, trumpeter and drummer of  the Central Band of the RAF, and the band of the Middlesex Wing of the Air Training Corps. Young people from the various Polish schools in London, in addition to the Polish Scouts and Guides, will also participate.

There will be a flypast by the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight at the end of the ceremony, subject to contingencies and weather.