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RBR Pay Final Respects To CSgt Keith Whorms

RBR Pay Final Respects To CSgt Keith Whorms

The Royal Bermuda Regiment united to pay their respects to Colour Sergeant Keith Whorms, who died suddenly last week. CSgt Whorms, diplomatic driver for the Premier and earlier for the Governor, was 53. CSgt Whorms family was joined by soldiers and civilians at a packed service at the Anglican Cathedral in Hamilton for a funeral service with full military... Read more of this article

Traffic Diversions On Friday: Regimental Funeral

Traffic Diversions On Friday: Regimental Funeral

The police have advised that traffic diversions and parking restrictions will be in effect for the Regimental funeral of Colour Sergeant Keith Whorms on Friday. A police spokesperson said, “The motoring public is advised that traffic diversions and parking restrictions will be in effect for the Regimental funeral of Colour Sergeant Keith Whorms... Read more of this article

Six Videos: Remembrance Day In Bermuda

Six Videos: Remembrance Day In Bermuda

Remembrance Day saw various events take part across the island as people paid their respects to the Bermudians who served in World Wars I and II, as well as other 20th century conflicts, many of whom gave their lives. You can view all our coverage of Remembrance Day here, and six videos showing four different events below. Bermuda Remembrance Day ParadeSt... Read more of this article

Video: Remembrance Sunday At The Cathedral

Video: Remembrance Sunday At The Cathedral

A Remembrance Sunday Service was held at The Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity in Hamilton today [Nov 13] where Birgitte the Duchess of Gloucester, Colonel-in-Chief of the Royal Bermuda Regiment took part in a wreath laying ceremony.The event program said the service was held “with particular remembrance of those who left Bermuda in 1916 for... Read more of this article

Photos: Remembrance Sunday In St George’s

Photos: Remembrance Sunday In St George’s

Remembrance Sunday was marked in St George’s today [Nov 13], with a wreath laying ceremony in King’s Square, which was followed by a Remembrance Service at St Peter’s Church with Their Majesties Choristers. Between World War One [1914-1918] and World War Two [1939-1945], approximately 600 Bermudians served overseas, all of them volunteers,... Read more of this article

Video: Remembrance Sunday In St George’s

Video: Remembrance Sunday In St George’s

Remembrance Sunday is being marked in St George’s today [Nov 13], with a wreath laying ceremony in King’s Square, which is being followed by a Remembrance Service at St Peter’s Church with Their Majesties Choristers. The ceremony has just concluded, and we will have a full photo gallery later on and in the meantime the 20-minute live video... Read more of this article

Photos: 2016 Remembrance Day Ceremony

Photos: 2016 Remembrance Day Ceremony

Today’s [Nov 11] Remembrance Day Parade saw crowds line Front Street to pay their respects to the Bermudians who served in the two World Wars and other international conflicts.Between World War One [1914-1918] and World War Two [1939-1945], approximately 600 Bermudians served overseas, all of them volunteers, and the veterans who marched today... Read more of this article

Live Video Replay: Remembrance Day Parade

Live Video Replay: Remembrance Day Parade

Crowds of people lined Front Street for the Remembrance Day Parade this morning [Nov 11] to pay their respects to the Bermudians who served in the two World Wars of the 20th century and other conflicts, many of whom did not return home after making the ultimate sacrifice. Acting Governor Ginny Ferson, Premier Michael Dunkley and the Opposition Leader... Read more of this article

Nov 13: Remembrance Sunday In St George’s

Nov 13: Remembrance Sunday In St George’s

Remembrance Sunday will be marked in St George’s at 10.30am on November 13th in King’s Square, which will be followed by a Remembrance Service at St Peter’s Church with Their Majesties Choristers. The Royal Artillery Association wreath laying ceremony will involve representatives of the Governor of Bermuda and the Premier, with the Mayor, the... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Annual Poppy Appeal Launched

Bermuda’s Annual Poppy Appeal Launched

Bermuda’s annual Poppy Appeal to aid ex-servicemen and women is to be launched today. And – for the first time – the appeal will open a pop-up shop and information centre in the Gibbons Building at Reid and Queen Streets in Hamilton. The paper flowers will be on sale around the island, with the proceeds going towards helping World War Two veterans... Read more of this article

Two Regiment Soldiers Pass Sandhurst Course

Two Regiment Soldiers Pass Sandhurst Course

Two Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers have passed a tough British Army course designed to train a new generation of officers. Alex Gibbs and Samuel Hewitt both graduated from the eight-week Army Reserve commissioning course at the prestigious Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst in the UK – the ‘university’ for would-be Army officers. Now the pair,... Read more of this article

RBR Band Joins Forces With Young Musicians

RBR Band Joins Forces With Young Musicians

The Royal Bermuda Regiment’s band is to team up with young musicians for a concert with a dash of Hollywood glamour. The Bermuda Youth Orchestra [BYO] will next month join forces with military musicians for a concert, the third of its type, featuring the best of music from the silver screen. And the event will feature something for all ages – from... Read more of this article

First World War In Bermuda Memorial Culture

First World War In Bermuda Memorial Culture

The Bermuda Historical Society and the Bermuda National Library are inviting members of the public to join them on Tuesday, 25 October, 2016 at the Bermuda National Library at 5:30pm for a lecture entitled, The Place of the First World War in Bermuda Memorial Culture by Dr. Bruce Elliott. During his talk, Dr. Elliott will discuss the efforts made, particularly... Read more of this article