Peacehaven Town Council are organising this year’s remembrance service which will take place on Sunday 12th November at Meridian Park.
The parade will muster at the Joff Car Park area at 10.00am this year and will march to the War Memorial site at 10.30am.
The first part of the service will start as soon as the parade arrives with the welcome, the reading of the war heroes’ names followed by the Exhortation.
At 11.00am the Bugler will sound the Last Post and the Royal Legion’s standard will dip.
As the notes fade away, the town will join the rest of the nation in paying our respects for two minutes.
After, the bugler will sound the Reveille the RBL standards will be raised.
The Kohima Epitaph, When you go home Tell Them of us…..will be read by Johan van Vuuren followed by the traditional laying of the wreaths by the various councils and local organisations
The Revd. Tim Mills will lead the service in prayer.
This remembrance service is open to all residents, friends and neighbours. Peacehaven Town Council will be opening their doors for refreshments afterwards at Community House with an option to stay a bit longer to watch the film, Charlie’s Letters, produced by local film director Elliott Hasler.
A short service will take place at the War Memorial on Saturday 11th November at 11.00am, to mark Armistice Day. The service will be conducted by the Revd. Tim Mills. No wreaths will be laid on the 11th.