Desert Rats remembered at Mundford ceremony

The remembrance event at the Desert Rats memorial at Mundford.Submitted

The remembrance event at the Desert Rats memorial at Mundford.Submitted - Credit: Archant

More than 800 people attended a ceremony near Mundford this morning in memory of the Desert Rats.

The remembrance event at the Desert Rats memorial at Mundford.Submitted

The remembrance event at the Desert Rats memorial at Mundford.Submitted - Credit: Archant

A Remembrance Day Ride of Respect event was held at the Desert Rats Memorial and saw the East Anglian Scooter Club attend with more than 400 scooter riders.

Rev Ron Wiffen, from Mundford's St Leonard's Church, carried out the remembrance service.

For the remembrance event the Norfolk Military Vehicle Trust provided eight military vehicles, which were placed around the tank memorial.

Rodney Scott, chairman of the memorial, said: 'The East Anglian Scooter club turned up in force with more than 400 scooters, bringing the total number of visitors to well over 800.'


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