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August 2014

World War 1 Commemoration Events

Falmouth commemorated the First World War on Sunday 3rd August with a short Service at Kimberley Park War Memorial and Picnic in the Park followed by an evening Great War Service at King Charles the Martyr Church organised by Falmouth Churches Together. The Town Mayor Councillor John Body and Falmouth’s Local Member of Parliament Sarah Newton attended the services along with Councillors, Veterans and Service Personnel.

HMS Severn Commanding Officer calls in on the Town Mayor

Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Commander Steven Banfield of HMS Severn received a warm welcome from the Town Mayor, Councillor John Body and his wife Linda, during its visit to Falmouth this month. The welcoming party also included the Town Clerk, Mark Williams and Falmouth’s Deputy Royal Naval Liaison Officer, Sub Lt Phil Reid.

HMS Severn, a River Class Offshore Patrol Vessel has been undergoing a routine maintenance period in Falmouth with A&P.