Remembrace events across the borough
Services of remembrance will be held in Wimbledon and elseswhere in Merton to mark Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday. Details are below:
Sunday 13 November 2016
Commencing at 9am at the Nelson Health Centre, Kingston Road, SW20 8DA.
Attended by the Mayor of Merton, Councillor Brenda Fraser, civic representatives, the Chair of Merton Clinical Commissioning Group and the Morden Branch of the Royal British Legion.
Commencing at 10.40am at Wimbledon War Memorial in Wimbledon Village
Attended by the Deputy Mayor of Merton, Councillor Stan Anderson, civic representatives, members of the Wimbledon branch of the Royal British Legion and members of the 210 Transport Squadron will be in attendance. Following the service, the Deputy Mayor and Major Alex Hamilton of 210 Transport Squadron will take the salute.
Commencing at 10.40am at Mitcham War Memorial, Lower Green West, Mitcham Lower Green West, Mitcham
Attended by the Mayor of Merton, Councillor Brenda Fraser, the Representative Deputy Lieutenant for Merton, Clare Whelan OBE, civic representatives and members of the Mitcham branch of the Royal British Legion. Following the service, the Mayor of Merton and the Deputy Lieutenant will take the salute.
The parade will follow a slightly different route this year. The parade will set off at 10.35am from the Canons Leisure Centre onto Madeira Road, then into Cricket Green turning right onto London Road and left on the one-way system to the Mitcham War Memorial, in Lower Green West.
The Mayor of Merton, Councillor Brenda Fraser said: “We will gather to remember all the members of the armed forces who have given their lives for their country and those who have been injured in conflicts since the First World War. We will never forget their bravery and we honour them for protecting our freedom.”
For more information, visit: www.merton.gov.uk/remembrance.
October 25, 2016