drumhead service

drumhead service

n
(Military) a religious service attended by members of a military unit while in the field
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Scotland began its five-year commemoration on August 10 2014 with a Drumhead Service at Edinburgh Castle and will draw to a close this year at the National War Museum.
It was a strange thing in a way, when we first landed in Korea; at one point we had a drumhead service with the minister, the Reverend; the Chaplain Corps put it on and that was fine.
Various Armed Forces Day events took place across South Wales last weekend, with Caerphilly hosting the Welsh national event, which saw veterans, serving forces personnel and cadets parade through the town, as well as a Drumhead Service, Spitfire performance and parachute display.
It begins with a Drumhead Service with regiments of the Armed Forces marching alongside veterans, plus displays and activities provided by all three branches, with children's entertainment and stalls.
50 am on Saturday June 24 with the official regional Armed Forces Day military parade through Bangor town centre, incorporating a special Drumhead Service and Flag Raising.
There will be a daytime Drumhead service at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Thiepval Memorial to the Missing.
Sunday will feature a Drumhead service and parade by Army cadets, members of the RAF Association, forces charities and local scouts and cubs - accompanied by the Meltham Mills Brass Band - from l.
The Australian Defence Force is supporting a number of commemorative activities with a United Drumhead Service at Gallipoli Barracks in Brisbane, home of 6RAR and a number of RAAF flypasts around Australia.
During Saturday's event, the Royal Welsh Regiment band led a parade from the castle's car park before the Drumhead Service.
lt;BQueen Elizabeth II presents a campaign medal to Shaun Stocker during the Drumhead Service of Thanksgiving to mark the return of the 1st Battalion Royal Welsh from Afghanistan in 2010
Camping at Barnard Castle was a treat for these members of the lst Haverton Hill Boys' Brigade company shown in the picture top before a drumhead service held on the camp site.
They were taking part in a drumhead service at London's Horse Guards Parade, attended by Prince Charles and Camilla.