RAFRegt-Normandy-Veteran, Funeral-Bagpipes,

RAFRegt-Normandy-Veteran, Funeral-Bagpipes, 27th Aug, 2019.

RAFRegt-Normandy-Veteran, Funeral-Bagpipes, 27th Aug, 2019.  Bagpiping at Bethel Baptist Church Barry for the Funeral of a local gentleman.  He had served as a member of the #RAFRegiment and was a #WW2 #NormandyVeteran.

Flag bearers of the RAF Regiment AssociationRAF Association Royal British Legion#NormandyVeteransAssociation#RAFAirCadets & serving Armed Forces personnel assembled in memory.

I played requested family tunes which included “Flowers of the Forest” & “The Rose” as the cortege arrived.   In addition, the gentleman’s grand-daughter sang the first verse of “Amazing Grace” followed by me leading the cortege into a full church.  I then continuing with further verses.

After that, during a memorial photographic display, I played “The Mull of Kintyre”, “The Skye Boat Song” & “Cwm Rhondda”.

In conclusion, on departure I played “Calon Lan”, “Myfanwy”, “Highland Cathedral”, “Oft in the Stilly Night” & “Going Home”.  The interment took place at Leedam Natural Burials  St. Nicholas near Cowbridge later

Our condolences to the many many family, Veterans & friends in attendance.

Working with the very professional Green Willow Funerals of Cardiff.