On Saturday 21st June the re-dedication of the British
and American Memorials took place
at Blenheim Grange thanks to the site preparation by Cofton Ltd. In front of a good
crowd, in pouring rain, the presentation took place of the Blenheim Trophies,
first presented when the memorials were dedicated in 1990.
The winners this year were:
Wayland Community High School Jasmine Gunton
St Peter & St Paul Carbrooke Adam Spalding
Westfield Rebekka Vansittart
Watton Juniors Charlotte Palmer
The trophies and certificates were presented by Air Commodore,
The Honorable Sir Timothy Elworthy KCVO CBE and Baroness Gillian Shephard. The Air
Commodore first presented the trophies in 1990. See story below.
Each memorial was then dedicated by by the Ven Martin Gray, Archdeacon of Lynn.
Following the laying of floral tributes, the Exortation, Last Post and Two Minutes Silence,
everyone adjourned to the 611 Volunteer Gliding School for refreshments.