photos: Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge mark Armistice Day
Dozens of residents in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge
took part in special ceremonies to mark Armistice Day this morning
(Friday, November 11th).
ceremonies took place in Burnham High Street and at Highbridge's
Memorial Garden to honour all who have fallen since WWI, including
those servicemen killed in Afghanistan in recent years.
The silence, at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month,
represented the moment when all guns stopped at the end of World
Burnham's gathering of almost 50 people included Royal British
Legion members and Mayor Michael Clarke, as pictured.
Highbridge War Memorial Trustees also held a service of remembrance
besides the town's Memorial Garden at Southwell House, conducted
by local clergy.