At eleven o’clock on Remembrance Sunday morning, Brethren from across the Province joined the rest of the nation and paid their respects to the those who “For our tomorrow, gave their today”.
The Provincial Grand Master, Tony Henderson, led those Brothers who had gathered with family & friends on the Embankment to pay respect at the Bedford War Memorial, as seen in the main picture above
Elsewhere, Neil Connolly of Bedfordshire Centenary Fishing Lodge, and Rob Dashwood of Ivel Lodge, accompanied Richard Frood of St. Andrews Lodge in laying a wreath at the Biggleswade Memorial, with Tim King, also of Ivel Lodge, laying a wreath on behalf of the Parachute Regiment.
In the south of the Province, Mike Freeley and Martin Hannam, both of Someries Lodge, took part in the Luton Remembrance Day Parade, laying a Wreath on behalf of the Luton Lodges.
While across in Dunstable the Master of Farley Lodge, Simon Perkins accompanied by Ron Bridger & Ellis Fletcher paid respects on behalf of all their members.
At Leighton Buzzard, Gary Albert & Richard Kerr represented The Gables Masonic Centre, while Simon Barter of Roger de Somery Rugby Lodge and Chris Park of Veritas Lodge did not let the distance from London stop the traditions of Remembrance Day being observed when they joined with many British citizens and other nationalities for two minutes of silence in Lanzarote, the event at the Cenotaph being relayed over the BBC World Service.
In Ampthill, David Lambert, the Master of Manor Court Lodge of Ampthill, laid the Masonic Wreath at the Alameda Cenotaph, on behalf of the Members and Families of the 13 Lodges and other Orders that meet at the Ampthill Masonic Centre.
Lovells Bury Lodge members were also on parade in Ampthill supporting Iain Thomson who laid the wreath on behalf of the Royal British Legion.