and Highbridge mark Armistice Day with ceremonies
two-minute silence was observed art ceremonies in Burnham-On-Sea
and Highbridge to remember the nation's war dead on Armistice
silence began at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month
- the time in 1918 when the guns fell silent along the Western
Front in Europe.
ceremony took place next to the town flag pole in Pier Street
when residents and local councillors gathered to join in. The
Mayoress Cllr Maria Clarke led the proceedings and two minutes
Highbridge a short service of remembrance was held in the Memorial
Gardens at Southwell House, off Church Street, conducted by local
clergy and a wreath was also laid.