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Berwick RNLI showing respect at Remembrance Service Parade

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Berwick RNLI showed respect for those who served.

Berwick Lifeboat at Remembrance Day Parade

RNLI/Hazel Bettison

Showing Respect

Volunteers from Berwick lifeboat came out in force today to show respect for those who have lain down their lives and for those who serve in HM Forces by taking part in the towns Remembrance Service Parade. Father and Daughter, Michael and Kristie Avril, who both serve alongside each other on the crew laid the wreath at the War Memorial.

On Parade through the town

RNLI/Hazel Bettison

Proud to be on parade

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