Brookwood Last Post Association & the Belgian Agents

Kevin Davis of the Last Post Association  was joined by Captain (Navy)  Renaud Flamant, Defence Attach√© of the Embassy  of the Kingdom of Belgium in the UK to remember and honour four Belgian Secret Operations Executive WW2 Agents and their fallen countrymen at the Brookwood Military Cemetery.  The life stories of Lt. Henri Gaillot "Grandp√®re" , Lt. Pierre Geelen,  Lt. George Demand and Lt. Julien Detal  were researched & told by Paul McCue, author & military historian with the Secret WW2  educational charity.    
Services began at the 1939-45 Brookwood Memorial to the missing. The Belgian Agents have no known grave & so their names are recorded there on Panel 22. Their stories were told by Paul at the Memorial & again later at the Air Forces Shelter where Captain Flamant placed a wreath on behalf of the Belgian people & their Ambassador in the UK, Mr Bruno van der Pluijm.  Respects were paid to the 47 Belgian servicemen interred behind their Memorial as shown above.
Refreshments were provided at The Trench Experience  hosted by Eddie Jones  who is also the Artists Rifles Standard Bearer seen in the images.

Image Album

Here is an album of 60 images of the service which began at the 1939-45 Brookwood Memorial to the missing, gathered at the Belgian Plot and continued at the Air Forces Shelter. I hope there is something here of interest to all who attended the commemoration.   
Best wishes, Antony

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