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Remembrance Evensong

The Ipswich School CCF, Old Ipswichians, friends and families came together to remember those who served in WWI and WWII especially the 137 OIs who lost their lives.
15 Nov 2022
Written by Leanne Castle
Alumni News

A congregation of over one hundred people attended the Remembrance Evensong on Sunday the 13th November, led by the Reverend Holly Crompton-Battersby on the theme of peace.

Ipswich School's, Wolsey Consort sang 'Lux Aeterna', the canticle, 'Nunc dimittis' and 'The Lord Bless You and Keep You' and accompanied the soloists who were Sam F and George N.

The Last Post and The Reveille were played by solo trumpeter and Year 12 student, Niamh W.

Sally Webber (OI 1993-95) read the bible reading and Bob Clayton (former staff 1975-2012) presented the wreath; war related poems were narrated by CCF members.

The retiring collection was in aid of Just One Tree, this term's charity at the School.

After the service the congregation and participants enjoyed refreshments including hot chocolate and cupcakes decorated with poppies.

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