Remembrance Day: More pictures from parades and services across Havering today
PUBLISHED: 17:08 10 November 2013 | UPDATED: 17:08 10 November 2013
Across the borough today, people of all ages turned out to pay their respects to those who have served - and those who continue to serve - in the armed forces.
Our reporters and photographers were there to capture the moment. Click on the gallery above for a selection of photos from the services in Hornchurch, Harold Hill and Rainham.
“2013 proved again how important Remembrance Sunday is to the people of Rainham,” said Sean Connolly, of Farm Road, who was among those marching to the war memorial.
“Two hundred and fifty people joined in the parade which left Rainham Working Men’s Club on its way to the ‘Clock Tower’ war memorial – a crowd that included the five remaining members of the Bretons Seafarers Association, as well as past and present local councillors, ex-servicemen and women, the 3rd Rainham Scout Group, members of the local police, members of St Helens and St Giles Church and the usual large number of local residents.”
He added: “Also of note was the continued presence of bugler John Sawyers and town crier Harry Matthews.
“Ron Hawes of the Bretons Seafarers Association and the local police are also worthy of special mention for ensuring a well organised event.”