Kilkhampton parishioners turned out in force on Remembrance Sunday with many residents attending the war memorial at 11am .
The Rev Richard Ward-Smith led the short service accompanied by the Methodist minister Simon Leigh.
Wreathes were laid by representatives of organisations within the village led by chairman of the parish council Clive Vanstone esq followed by
Shorne Tilby (Cornwall Council), Kevin McGrath (church warden St James Church, Kilkhampton) Michael Metherell (Methodist chapel), Thomas Shadrick (Kilkhampton FC), Vinnie James, Val Shadrick and Nicole Cornish (representing Kilkhampton pre school). Two tributes had been presented before the day from the Christian fellowship and also Westlands nursery.
Ex Royal Marine Peter Phillips read the exhortation and last post was played by Paul Aslett whilst the union standard was dipped by RBL standard bearer James Stacey. Two minutes silence were observed as the clock struck 11am. A short prayer was said, concluded with the national anthem where the standard was once again dipped for a Royal salute. A service followed in chapel led by Rev Leigh where reflection of remembrance was the key note. (Not as previously supplied).