Remembrance Sunday

Photograph, possibly taken in November 1942, of a Remembrance ceremony at St. Bartholomew’s Church, Great Gransden, Cambridgeshire. The lych gate in the picture is still there today.

The central figure is the exiled King Peter of Yugoslavia, in RAF uniform, with his mother Queen Marie standing beside him. The Yugoslavian Royal Family lived in Great Gransden, close to RAF Gransden Lodge, home to the Pathfinders’ 405 Squadron.

Image from PFF ARCHIVES ONLINE, Catalogue No: 2022.1.259, originating archive the Pathfinder Collection, RAF Wyton.