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Desert Rats Memorial Service

It was a privilege and an honour to welcome to Orwell Park School on Thursday 17 May, Brigadier James Woodham CBE MC (late Royal Anglian regiment), members of the Desert Rats Association and of the 22nd Armoured Brigade of the 7th Armoured Division (Desert Rats) who were stationed at the school during the second world war on their way from Thetford Forest to the Normandy landings.

Wreaths in memory of all who served in the Division were laid by Brigadier Woodham, the Head Boy and Head Girl and on behalf of the Royal Tank Regiment and the Royal Anglian Regiment.