Repatriation tributes in Headington

20 October 2015

FlIght Lieutenant Alan Scott
33 Squadron Royal Air Force

Flight Lieutenant Geraint Roberts
230 Squadron Royal Air Force

MOD report

The pictures below show the repatriation tribute that took place in Headley Way
as the funeral cortège made its way to the John Radcliffe Hospital.

Oxford Mail, 20 October 2015:
Families of Flight Lieutenants Alan Scott and Geraint Roberts supported by crowds during ceremony

Poppy wreaths: (1) Headington Final Turn Repatriations and (2) Badge of the Royal Air Force, showing an eagle
superimposed on a circlet surmounted by a crown, with the motto
Per ardua ad astra ("through struggle to the stars")

Waiting at churchWaiting at St Anthony of Padua Church, Headley Way at 4.35pm

Standards raisedDarkness was falling as the cortege approached at 5.50pm

First coffinThe first hearse, with the coffin draped in the Union flag, approaches the Final Turn

Second coffinThe second hearse follows closely behind

©Stephanie Jenkins

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