TRIBUTES AND POEMS AT REMEMBRANCE DAY SERVICE

Broughton House is a care home and charity for ex-service men and women located in Salford, Greater Manchester, specialising in residential and nursing care. Since opening its doors in 1916, over 8,000 veterans they have cared for over 8,000 veterans.

On Remembrance Day, they hosted a service in honour of the British and Commonwealth servicemen and women who gave their lives in the two world wars and later conflicts.

The guests included Broughton House chairman Sir Netar Mallick, trustees, and representatives from the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, the Parachute Regiment and the Scots Guards.

Broughton House is a care home and charity for ex-service men and women located in Salford, Greater Manchester, specialising in residential and nursing care. Since opening its doors in 1916, over 8,000 veterans have been cared for at the home

Canon Albert Radcliffe welcomed the guests for a service which included hymns, war poetry readings by trustee Col Leanda Pitt and Broughton House volunteer Owen Hammond, and the placing of wreaths on the war memorial by people representing Broughton House, Royal Navy, the Army, Royal Air Force, Merchant Fleet, residents and Salford’s veterans.

Trustee Air Vice-Marshal Jon Lamonte gave a reading and Sir Netar read a lesson from St John.

Ty Platten, chief executive of Broughton House, paid tribute to residents who have passed away in the last 12 months.
Students from the University of Salford played the music for the hymns, the Last Post and the National Anthem.

Broughton House aims to become the UK’s first veteran care village with a £12 million redevelopment. This will see the introduction of another 2 care units; including one for residential dementia, an armed forces support hub and 6 retirement apartments; for the more independent veterans.