It is significant that on this site 50 years ago
islanders' belongings and stores were being sorted
by all those who had chosen to return to Tristan after their enforced 1961 evacuation after the volcanic eruption.
Right: General view of the scene
Below Left:: Alex Mitham and Conrad Glass with Lay Readers James Glass and Dereck Rogers
Below: Conrad Glass making his speech before laying a beautiful wreath, again made by Doreen Swain on behalf of the community. Alex Mitham stands behind ready to lay a more traditional wreath on behalf of HM Government.