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nelsonOrganised by the Deal and Walmer Branch, a Service is held to commemorate Vice Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson’s famous victory over the combined French and Spanish fleet in 1805 off the southwest coast of Spain. A battle in which he, unfortunately, was killed by a shot fired by a French marksman.

Held at St Andrew's church in Deal, the Service is preceded by a parade and followed by the laying of wreaths at the Memorial Cross outside the Church. It is attended by a number of dignataries from the local area.

Some pictures from the 2018 event, held on October 20:

Trafalgar 1  Trafalgar 2  Trafalgar 3 
Deal & Dover Sea Cadets
Mrs Judy Hardy with Deal & Walmer Branch wreath
The Memorial Cross

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