photos: Remembrance Day service held in Burnham-On-Sea
of people attended Burnham-On-Sea's Remembrance Service on Sunday
to pay tribute to those who died in the two world wars.
MP Tessa Munt and Mayor Ken Smout were among 500
dignitaries, representatives of local groups and residents who
gathered at the war memorial for the ceremony and lay wreaths,
minutes' silence was held at exactly 11am followed by the playing
of the Last Post by trumpeter Phil Farr-Cox.
Reverend Eric Petrie led a short service which included the reading
of the poem 'In Flanders Fields' by Burnham war veteran Arthur
The service, which was held in bright winter sunshine under blue
skies, ended with a recording of the National Anthem.
The Burnham branch of The Royal British Legion organised the event.
The flag bearers lowered their standards during the ceremony
MP Tessa Munt laid a wreath during Sunday's service
Arthur Gilbert read the poem 'In Flanders Fields'
Burnham's Mayor and Mayoress with the Mayor's Cadet during the
playing of the Last Post was made by trumpeter Phil Farr-Cox
The head teacher of St Andrew's School with a pupil laid a wreath
Burnham's Moose International laid a wreath on behalf of its
Burnham Coastguard members took part in the ceremony
Members of BARB (Burnham Area Rescue Boat) at Sunday's annual
Burnham's RNLI lifeboat crewmembers before Sunday's remembrance
Army cadets from Burnham-On-Sea joined in the service
Burnham's beavers group also attended Sunday's service
Highbridge and Burnham St John Ambulance were also represented
Local Burnham councillors were among those joining in the ceremony
The ceremony was held in memory of those who died at war