Remembrance Day ceremony in Burnham-On-Sea
Mayor and Mayoress were among 500
dignitaries, representatives of local groups and residents who
gathered at Burnham-On-Sea's war memorial on Sunday morning (November
13th) to mark Remembrance Day.
Burnham and District branch of The Royal British Legion organised
the Remembrance parade and service, which included the laying
of 20 wreaths at the War Memorial in Love Lane.
minutes' silence was held at exactly 11am followed by the playing
of the Last Post by trumpeter Phil Farr-Cox.
A short service was led by Reverend Eric Petrie which ended with
a recording of the National Anthem being played and 'In Flanders
Fields', a poem by a Canadian military doctor and Commander, Major
John McCrae in May 1915.
for our coverage of the Highbridge ceremony