& Photos: Burnham-On-Sea Remembrance Day ceremony
of people attended Burnham-On-Sea's Remembrance Service on Sunday
to pay tribute to those who have died in conflicts.
re-launched Royal British Legion organised the ceremony at the
town's War Memorial in Love Lane, with a parade beforehand.
parade - with over 150 people, including many children - headed
from Oxford Street to Burnham's War Memorial, where the poignant
ceremony took place.
Mayor Martin Cox was among the dignitaries laying wreaths, along
with representatives from local councils and groups.
minutes' silence was held at exactly 11am followed by the playing
of the Last Post and pipe music from piper Gaving Utting.
ceremony, which was held in cold but dry conditions, ended with
the singing of the National Anthem.
parade was led by Mike Mansfield, right, and a reading
was recited by Neville Jones. Organiser Gaynor Brown, from Burnham
Poppy Appeal, also read a poem, In Flanders Fields.
Mayor told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It was great to see such
a good turnout for such an important day."
think the new team at the British Legion did very well to organise
such a successful event and it was also great to see the parade
through town returning after a break of several years."
see our coverage of the Highbridge ceremony