The 2020 Field of Remembrance

This year – unless there are any last minute changes because of  COVID-19 – London’s Field of Remembrance will open today (Thursday 5 November) and remain accessible until Monday 16th.

However, due to work beginning on a new Sacristy at Westminster Abbey and COVID-19 restrictions, there are some changes from previous years. The Sacristy work means a number of remembrance plots have had to be relocated. Luckily, this has not affected the British Salonika Army plot, which remains in its location facing St Margaret’s Church. However, to accommodate necessary relocations, the majority of plots – including ours – are slightly smaller. The Society will be represented at today’s opening of the Field of Remembrance by Chairman, Alan Wakefield, and two members.

The Salonika Campaign plot at the 2019 Field of Remembrance by Westminster Abbey.

Author: Andy Hutt

Andy's interest in the campaign comes from his grandfather, Arthur, who served in Salonika as a sapper with the Royal Engineers from 1916-1918. Opinions expressed in these posts are personal and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Society.

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