Monthly Archives: November 2022

Remembrance Sunday Ceremony

On a lovely afternoon, with the Sun shining on the Cross of Sacrifice, FoSOC held its annual Remembrance Commemoration. FoSOC wishes to express gratitude to everyone who came to this event, a very special one this year as we were honoured by the presence of the Lord Mayor of Southampton, Cllr. Jacqui Rayment, and her Consort, Marcus, and FoSOC’s President, Professor James Stevens Curl who had come from Belfast, with his wife, Professor Dorota Iwaniec, specially to be with us. Remembrance is always in two parts: firstly at the Cross of Sacrifice, just inside the main gates, then moving to the Belgian Memorial, where there are buried wounded/very ill soldiers from that country brought here to hospitals, in and around Southampton, some of whom found their final rest here, others at the military cemetery at Netley Abbey and at South … Continue reading

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