Burnham-On-Sea holds VE Day ceremony at War Memorial
70th anniversary of VE Day has been marked in Burnham-On-Sea with
a ceremony to honour the 37 residents who died in the Second World
of Burnham's branch of the Royal British Legion held the special
ceremony besides the town's War Memorial, as pictured here.
Graham Witts, Vicar of Burnham's St Andrew's Church, led the ceremony
outside Burnham War Memorial Hospital.
Moore, Legion branch member, laid a wreath at the foot of the
memorial next to the names of Burnham's war dead.
minutes silence was held and Rev Witts led prayers and the singing
of the National Anthem.
weekend's anniversary of VE Day (Victory in Europe Day) marks
70 years since the end of the second world war in Europe.
Royal British Legion, as the national custodian of Remembrance,
is leading the nation in marking the commemoration, including
hosting a major reception for 2,000 veterans in London.
A wreath was laid next to the names of the 37 who died in WW2
Tony Moore laid a wreath at the Memorial on behalf of the Royal
Residents gathered to join the special ceremony