photos: Armed Forces Day ceremony held in Burnham-On-Sea
centre of Burnham-On-Sea briefly came to a silent halt on Saturday
(June 28th) when residents marked Armed Forces Day.
flag-raising ceremony and a brief silence in memory of those who
serve in the country's armed forces, was held besides Burnhams
Pier Street fountain.
whole ceremony was overseen by the Royal Air Force Association,
Burnham on Sea & District Branch 591, with its President -
John Bryan, Wing Commander (Rtd), and Chairman, Geoff Hutton -
Sqd Ldr (Rtd) and other members of the RAFA attending as well.
councillors, residents and representatives from local groups -
including Mayor Martin Cox - attended the ceremony. Cllr Cox
Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It was wonderful to see the good support,
demonstrating the local backing for our Armed Forces."