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Remembrance Sunday 2023 in pictures

Published on 13 Nov 2023

As a charity supporting thousands of ex-Servicemen and women, the National Service of Remembrance is one of the most important events in our annual calendar.

We commemorate the brave sacrifice of all those who lost their lives for their country. We also reflect on the huge challenges faced by veterans living with life-changing injuries from their time in service.

Blind veterans and their guides ready to march at the Cenotaph
The 2023 blind veteran group ready to march on Remembrance Sunday

To see more highlights from Remembrance, visit our social channels including Facebook and YouTube, for this year's video round up.

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Our blind veterans marked Remembrance up and down the country

Blind veteran Ray laying a wreath at Westgate-on-Sea standing next to the war memorial
A Blind Veterans UK wreath in front of shower of poppies and two WWI soldier cut outs
Blind veterans Alex, Gary & Hugh At Ledley Hall Remembrance Service sitting with cups of tea around a table
Blind veteran Ted and Blind Veterans UK supporter Fitz at Plymouth Hoe
Blind veterans Alan and Andy at Whitby Remembrance service standing in front of a ship
Jim blind veteran at Lanarkshire Remembrance Parade at Craigneuk Cenotaph
Colin and his three of his grandchildren with a wreath of poppies
Blind veteran Tony with Brighton station manager Danny standing next to the Brighton station memorial with poppy wreaths at the bottom
Blind veteran Terry and his Granddaughter laying a wreath in Peacehaven
Blind veteran Howell laying a wreath in Porthcawl
Blind veteran Sheila with a wreath at the Swansea war memorial
A Blind Veterans UK wreath in front of shower of poppies and two WWI soldier cut outs

Photos of blind veterans laying wreaths at ceremonies and services across the country

Many veterans at events across the country laid wreaths as part of our Gift a Wreath campaign. 

Learn about 'Gift a Wreath'

Over 40 blind veterans came together to march at the Cenotaph in London

Veterans posing on Remembrance Sunday at the Cenotaph
Blind veterans Billy and Dennis with CEO Adrian Just before the cenotaph
Photo of blind veteran Janet with her Great Grandson at Cenotaph 2023
Blind veterans Kelly and Dave with Dave's brother just before the march past the Cenotaph
Blind veterans Roger and Mark just before the March
Blind veteran Mark and son Ben on Remembrance Sunday just before the march
Blind veteran Andy (right) with his wife and guide and another guide waiting to start the march past the Cenotaph
Photo of blind veteran Billy with Guardsmen waiting to start the march at the Cenotaph

Photos taken at the Cenotaph just before and during the march

Our group of blind veterans marching in London were led this year by Second World War veteran Dennis who, at 97, was our oldest veteran marching.

Dennis carried a wreath and was joined in this honour by blind veteran Mark who, very sadly, was marching with us for the last time.

Find out more about our veterans marching this Remembrance

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