The Charity Combat Stress
The Passchendaele Salute 2017 is a commemoration of end of the Battle and a tribute to the lives lost and the suffering endured by the gunners.
War continues today, in various guises and so we are pleased to support the armed forces charity Combat Stress.
Founded 96 years ago after the First World War, Combat Stress specialises in helping veterans of the Armed Forces and Merchant Navy who are suffering from psychological injury caused through service to their country.
Find out more about the important work they do at www.combatstress.org.uk
John Slough of London, Master Gunmaker has been restoring cannon and artillery for the last 40 years, applying the latest technology to the conservation of a wide range of period artillery.
Restoring many of the guns to be fired at the salute.
For more information visit www.johnsloughoflondon.co.uk
Battle Proms Concerts, unique summer celebrations with music, fireworks, Spitfire, cannons and cavalry, started in 1997 and now rank as the UK's premier picnic concert series set at some of England's finest stately homes. The signature piece of Beethoven's Battle Symphony employs 193 live guns fired to the music as Beethoven intended.
They are advertising us as we supply the guns for their concerts and have been doing so for the past 20 years.
For full details visit www.battleproms.com
Grundon, founded in 1929, is the largest family-owned supplier of integrated waste management and environmental solutions.
Operating from depots across the South of England they work in partnership with customers to help minimise financial and environmental impacts of waste.
One 13pdr QF. Anti Aircraft Gun mounted on a Pierce Arrow Lorry dated 1916, owned by Norman Grundon will be taking part in the salute and will form the centerpiece of the drum head service.
Please visit www.grundon.com
V8Media is an independent digital agency who help businesses to grow. Their team encompasses all the skills in-house required to design, develop and promote successful web projects.
They are providing their web services by producing the website for the event.
Please visit www.v8media.co.uk
Joseph Ash Galvanizing Ltd, UK leader of steel finishing services including galvanizing, spin galvanizing, shot blasting and powder coating, with eight plants in the UK, serving all types of customers, large and small.
They are very kindly providing the lorries and the drivers from Hereford to the Fort de Seclin near Lille.
Please visit www.josephash.co.uk
London Antique Arms Fair is the oldest and most esteemed antique arms fair in the UK, held every spring and autumn, with antique pistols, revolvers, armour, swords, memorablia and much more.
Jon Stroud Media is based in Herefordshire and specialises in commercial and editorial photography for the equestrian world. He is the official photographer of the British Equestrian Federation, internationally renowned and foremost in all aspects of equestrian sport photography including dressage, show jumping and eventing.
He will be capturing the Salute on camera for us, please visit www.jonstroudmedia.com
P&O Ferries boasts the largest fleet of ships and offers a wide range of services and facilities. They are very kindly supporting us with transport for the guns and horses from Dover to Calais.
Please visit www.poferries.com
Croford Coachbuilders, wheelwrights and coachbuilders in the heart of Kent. They hold the Royal Warrant and have been invaluable in providing their services to help with the renovation of the gun carriage wheels.
Please visit www.croford-coachbuilders.co.uk
The Muckleburgh Military Collection is the finest privately owned museum of military memorabilia in the UK. It is in a spectacular location on the North Norfolk coast at Weybourne and are very generously providing a 13pdr QF and an 18pdr QF to be fired at the Salute.
Please visit www.muckleburgh.co.uk