Woolmer Forest Heritage Society

The last day of Bordons millitary history ended when the garrison leaves the town in 2015 with a farewell celebration of their stay

Farewell Festival


In 2015 the Army left Bordon. As a celebration of their stay, Bordon held a farewell Festival on Armed Forces day of that year. Here are a selection of images from that historic day.


Raising the flag for Armed Forces Day, Camp Rd

Raising the flag for Armed Forces Day, Camp Rd


The Mayor gives REME the Freedom of the Town

The Mayor gives REME the Freedom of the Town


The Freedom is accepted by Lt Gen Figgures

The Freedom is accepted by Lt Gen Figgures


The march past the dais with fixed bayonets

The march past the dais with fixed bayonets


Edmund and Hilary street entertainers

Edmund and Hilary street entertainers


The Guardsmen street entertainers

The Guardsmen street entertainers


Army vehicle display

Army vehicle display


10 Trg Bn Quebec Company Tug-o-War team

10 Trg Bn Quebec Company Tug-o-War team


Flame Cheer from the Phoenix

Flame Cheer from the Phoenix


Parachute display team with REME flag

Parachute display team with REME flag


Parachute display team with Union flag

Parachute display team with Union flag


REME Enduro motorcycle display

REME Enduro motorcycle display


Red Arrows flypast

Red Arrows flypast


10 Trg Bn Inter Platoon Gun Run

10 Trg Bn Inter Platoon Gun Run


Band of Royal Logistic Corps Beating the Retreat

Band of Royal Logistic Corps Beating the Retreat