Honiton Round Table members cycling to Ypres with the Baton
PUBLISHED: 12:17 11 November 2010
They will attend the Menin Gate ceremony on Remembrance Sunday.
MEMBERS of Honiton Round Table are en-route to Ypres, in Belgium, with the Baton - a symbol of support for Britain’s forces personnel and their families.
The Baton was handed over to the team by Alan Rowe MBE, the Baton charity’s founder, following the Armistice Day two minute silence in Honiton High Street today (Thursday).
The Tablers are taking their six man bike, dubbed the Silver Dream Machine, to Sluis, in Holland, and then cycling to Ypres on Saturday to attend, with the Baton, the Menin Gate ceremony on Remembrance Sunday.
They will then Cycle on to Calais for the return journey.
“These guys have done so much for the local community and this will be one to remember for sure – I know I’ve ridden that bike with them!” Mr Rowe said.
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