The Armistice Ending the Korean War

60th Anniversary

The Silence
© Janet Penn
Laying of wreaths
© Janet Penn
Jessica laying a wreath in memory of her uncle
© 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.

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

    By Trish Nicholls (23/09/2018)

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