Tangmere church to hold Battle of Britain memorial service

Battle of Britain air display at the Goodwood Revival 2015

Battle of Britain air display at the Goodwood Revival 2015

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Tangmere is set to hold a Battle of Britain memorial service.

On Sunday, September 20, St Andrew’s Church in Tangmere will hold its annual Battle of Britain memorial service at 11am.

To mark the 75th anniversary of the battle, 461 (Chichester) Squadron of the Air Training Corps will be attending with their band, as well as members of the Tangmere Aviation Museum volunteers and friends of St Andrew’s.

The whole community is invited to attend the service and afterwards, the congregation will go outside to lay wreaths at the war graves.

Close to 50 of the famous planes will take flight from Goodwood Aerodrome today (September 15) to mark the 75th anniversary of a key victory in the battle on September 15, 1940.

For details on where you can see the flypast, click here

The vintage planes will take to the skies and gather over Selsey bill before ‘breaking wing’ and soaring over towns hit by the German bombers during the Second World War.

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