Remembrance Services in Havering
SOMBRE ceremonies will be held across Havering to pay respect to all fallen heroes of war, this remembrance Sunday (November 14).
The borough’s official Service of Remembrance will be held at the War Memorial, in Coronation Gardens, Romford, from 10.55am, attended by the Mayor of Havering, Cllr Pam Light.
The Deputy Mayor, Cllr Melvin Wallace, will attend a service at St Andrew’s Church, in High Street Hornchurch.
Wreaths will be laid by past Mayors representing the current Mayor at services in Harold Hill, Rainham and Upminster.
All ceremonies will observe a two minute silence at 11am.
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Cllr Light will also attend an Armistice Day Service tomorrow (Thursday November 11).
The service, organised by the Royal Naval Association and Royal British Legion, will take place at the western end of Romford Market Place at 10.45am.
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Cllr Light, said: “Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday gives us a chance to stop and remember those who have lost their lives in service of their country.
“A new generation of young men and women have gone to war in recent years and they must also be in our thoughts as we remember those who died in the First and Second World Wars, as well as other conflicts.”
Venues for Remebrance Sunday:
lRomford: War memorial, Coronation Gardens, Main Road, Romford.
lHornchurch: St Andrew’s Church, in High Street.
lHarold Hill: War memorial, in Hilldene Avenue.
lRainham: War memorial at the Clocktower, in Upminster Road South.
lUpminster: Church of St Laurence, in Corbets Tey Road.