and Highbridge to fall silent on Armistice Day
to mark Armistice Day are being held in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge
today (Friday, November 11th).
ceremony will take place next to the town flag pole in Pier Street
starting from 10.45am when residents are welcome to join in. The
Mayor Cllr Michael Clarke is due to lead the proceedings and two
Highbridge a short service will be held in the Memorial Gardens
at Southwell House, starting at 10.30am. The service will be conducted
by local clergy and a wreath will be laid. All will be welcome.
day is observed on November 11th to recall the end of hostilities
of World War I on that date in 1918. Hostilities formally ended
"at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month",
in accordance with the armistice signed by representatives of Germany
and the Entente that morning.
here for a full preview of the Remembrance Sunday events