KX-B Memorial Ceremony – 17 October 2013


A Memorial service to commemorate the crew of Wellington KX-B, of 311 Sqn, will be held at the KX-B monument at Petten, Holland, on 17 October 2013.

Program


13.30 hours Posting around the monument

14.00 hours Start of the ceremony

1. Welcome and introduction to the service by Mrs. Ria Schmieder MBE, Master of Ceremony

2. Speech by H.E Colonel Libor Štefánik,
Commander of the Air Force of the Czech Republic

3. Flypast by two Aero L-39ZA Albatros aircraft from 222nd “Šiškova” Training Squadron, based at the 22nd Air Force Base Biskajská – Náměšť nad Oslavou, Czech Republic.

4. Laying of wreaths/flowers

5. The Last Post – bugler: Mr. Koen Schreurs

6. One minute silence

7. Reveille – bugler: Mr. Koen Schreurs

8. Final remarks by Mrs. Dagmar Johnson-Šišková

9. Closing and march-past

The monument is located next to Visitor’s Centre at Dijk te Kijk.

Address: Strandweg 4, 1755 LA Petten, Holland.

Details of the KX-B story can be found here.

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