George Cross presented to St Saviour’s, Connor

Thursday February 28th 2013

At the presentation are, from left: Charlie McCartney, Rev Dr Paul Reid, Jim Leslie, Rev Ian Magowan, John Hughes, John HowardAn RUC George Cross has been presented to St Saviour’s, Connor, in recognition of all those who served the community from Kells Police Station.

The police station has now closed, and the presentation was made to St Saviour’s during the annual Remembrance Service for the Ulster Defence Regiment and Royal Irish Regiment Colours & Windows Association took place in the church.

Mr Stephen Montgomery, Deputy Lieutenant of Co Antrim, and his wife attended the service, as did other Council Leaders from the various Council areas in County Antrim.

The presentation was made by Mr James Leslie Ex RUC GC. The preacher at the service was the rector of St Saviour’s, Connor, the Rev Ian Magowan who was assisted during the service by the Rev Dr Paul Reid. Afterwards supper was served in the Parish Hall.


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