Flag to be raised for Oxfordshire’s Armed Forces

A flag raising ceremony is to be held to mark and raise awareness of the role of the Armed Forces and the contribution made by all those who serve, or have served, in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces.

The ceremony will take place on the forecourt in front of County Hall in Oxford at 10.45am on 19 June in advance of national Armed Forces Day on Saturday 24 June.

Soldiers from 3 Regiment RLC based at Dalton Barracks will be leading the ceremony and the Vice Lord Lieutenant, John Harwood and High Sheriff, Jane Cranston will be taking the salute.

Present will be many senior military and civic representatives from across Oxfordshire along with councillors and staff from Oxfordshire County Council and the Chairman of the council, Cllr Zoe Patrick. The ceremony should last approximately 15 minutes.