On Friday January 10th 2020, The Pompey Pals Charity will be holding a short Service Of Remembrance at Kingston Cemetery Commemorating the 79th Anniversary of the Blitz on Portsmouth.
The Service will commence at 10.50am followed by a minutes silence at 11am, remembering those who lost their lives during the Blitz.
Portsmouth suffered a total of 67 air raids between July 1940 and May 1944. The 3 major raids taking place on 10th January, 10th March and April 27th 1941.
Extraordinary Times … Extraordinary People!
Inspired music and dance … Silk stockings and military machines … Men in uniforms and spivs doing deals – pure nostalgia!
Experience 1940s train travel and relive the hustle and bustle of a country railway station where wartime activities collide with every day rural life.