b'Hall was commandeered for the use of the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards, and processions up and down the usually quiet village made a stir in the community.The coffin was draped in the Union Jack, and carried by eight army friends. The notes of the Last Post and Reveille were sounded by Drummer Ken Forsyth of Stamford Bridge, who had been a mate through schooldays as well as being in the same regiment. There were many mourners and flowers, with wreaths from the Royal Ulster Constabulary, and from Mr William Whitelaw and his wifehe was Secretary of State for Northern Ireland at the time. Tonys father and mother, who were then living in Vale Crescent, were unable to attend because of illness, but Linda and her parents, and Andrew and Eunice Metcalfe were there.It was especially tragic as Tony and Linda were planning to adopt a baby, and Tony had been due home shortly to make the arrangements for this important event.A sad end to a young life. Each Remembrance Sunday the name of Sergeant Anthony John Metcalfe is read out in the list of local men who sacrificed their lives in the Tony Metcalfe and his bride, Linda, in 1965 service of their country.Back Row (left to right): Tony Megginson, Edward Beaulah and Martin Stringer with BridesmaidsFront Row: Mark Stringer, Robert SeftonBULLETIN 6 85'