Jewish Care residents attend Remembrance Sunday service

18 Nov 2014

Residents and staff from Jewish Care’s homes in Barnet took part in the Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the cenotaph at the Edgware War Memorial yesterday.

Mayor of Barnet, Councillor Hugh Rayner with Doris Lachter who was Winston Churchill's Secretary at the war rooms and at the air ministry. She is 96 years old.Over thirty residents attended the ceremony including, Doris Lachter, a resident of a Jewish Care's Clore Manor home in Hendon. She was Winston Churchill's secretary at the War Rooms and at the Air Ministry and her husband fought for four years in World War II.

Other residents were from Vi and John Rubens House, Ruben's House, Ella and Ridley Jacobs House and Clore Manor went in the Jewish Care minibus to attend the service with the Mayor of Barnet, Councillor Hugh Rayner to pay tribute to veterans from across the world.

Doris said, "It's even more important for us to remember now and make sure it never happens again."

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