The Armistice Ending the Korean War

60th Anniversary

By Janet Penn

Today Canvey Island remembers the 60th Anniversary of the Armistice that ended the Korean War (25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) in which one Canvey Islander was killed, Reginald Bernard Newman. His niece Jessica Thorndike was among those who laid wreaths.

Photo:The Silence

The Silence

© Janet Penn

Photo:Laying of wreaths

Laying of wreaths

© Janet Penn

Photo:Jessica laying a wreath in memory of her uncle

Jessica laying a wreath in memory of her uncle

© Janet Penn

This page was added by Janet Penn on 27/07/2013.
Comments about this page

Thank you Jessica for laying the wreath in memory of my father Reg, and for others who should never be forgotten 

By Trish Nicholls
On 23/09/2018

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