By Tristan Harris Friday 01 November 2013 Updated: 01/11 08:00
BROMSGROVE’S annual Remembrance commemorations will take place in the town centre next Sunday (November 10).
Those wishing to take part in the Parade are requested to gather at the top of the High Street outside Argos at 9.55am, ready to move off at 10.10am.
The parade will proceed along the High Street, giving an eyes left at the Oddfellows memorial, turn right into Church Street, crossing Market Street to Church Close and then up to St John’s Church.
Wreaths have been ordered for those organisations which usually have them and are to be collected in the porch of the church.
After the Last Post, Exhortation and Reveille, those laying wreaths will be asked in order to take their wreaths to a steward who will place it on a hook provided.
After the church service the procession, in the same order will march down to the Burma Star Memorial and the new memorial.
As the parade gets to the memorials, it will split and form a line between both memorials.
After the Last Post, Exhortation and Reveille those in the parade will lay their wreaths.
Member of Parliament, Bromsgrove District Council, Bromsgrove Royal British Legion (RBL) and Bromsgrove Royal British Legion Women’s Section will lay wreaths at both memorials.
The Burma Star Association and The Far East Prisoners of War will lay their wreaths on the Burma Star Memorial.
All other organisations laying wreath can choose which memorial to lay their wreath on.
All those taking part in the parade are invited to the Brewell Head Social Club where light refreshments and live entertainment will be provided.
For more information, e-mail email@example.com or call Patrick Smith on 07949 789841.
• THE ANNUAL general meeting of the Bromsgrove RBL will be taking place at 7.40pm on November 20 at the Bewell Head Working Men’s Club.
At this meeting, members will be elected to several branch roles including chairman, vice-chairman, treasurer, secretary, membership secretary, Poppy Appeal organiser, standard bearer, assistant standard bearer and branch welfare officer.
All members are encouraged to attend this meeting to put their votes forward in each election.
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