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‘Show medals with pride’

MEDALSSHOW your medals with pride – that’s the invitation from the Pembroke Dock Sunderland Trust for a unique Remembrance event in November.
The Trust is inviting ex-servicemen and women to bring their campaign and service medals to the Glass House Coffee Shop at the Fleet Surgeon’s House in the former Royal Dockyard. And the invitation to also extended to families who wish to bring along medals of relatives – any time between Tuesday 12 and Friday, November 15.
A free cup of coffee or tea in the Glass House is on offer for those who come with medals. The coffee shop is part of the Fleets to Flying Boats visitor centre which is open 10 am – 4 pm on each day.
Glynnis Iles, of the Sunderland Trust, said: “November is a very special month for Remembrance. Pembroke Dock, which has such long connections with all three Armed Services, is where the contributions of so many servicemen and women are very much remembered.
“Ex-service personnel from whatever era are most welcome. We will be delighted to welcome them and indeed family members who have medals in their collection.”
The Sunderland Trust will be putting on special displays of medals from the Pembroke Dock Collection for this event.
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Sunderland Trust Volunteer Malcolm Miles with one set of medals from the Pembroke Dock Archive collection.
PICTURE: Martin Cavaney Photography.