Details of Remembrance Sunday Events
Join the Royal British Legion as they mark the day
Councillor Peter Thompson will attend a wreath laying service at the War Memorial in Chiswick on Sunday, (Nov 10) followed by an ecumenical Remembrance Service at Christ Church, Turnham Green at 11 am. MP Mary Macleod will be attending the service in Isleworth this year.
The parade from Chiswick Memorial Club in Bourne Place will depart from there at 10.30am.
The Remembrance Sunday service at St Michael & All Angels, starts at 9.45am, with a Choral Requiem Mass followed by Procession to the War Memorial to observe two minutes' silence at 11am.
St Nicholas Parish Church, Church Street, will have its annual Remembrance Day Service starting at 10.30 am. All welcome.
The dead of the two world wars and other conflicts will be remembered at the 11.00 Mass at Our Lady of Grace and St. Edward Catholic church. The proceeds of the cake sale in the parish centre after the 9.45 am Mass will go towards the Poppy Factory in Richmond which makes poppies for the Royal British Legion.
Stephen Foster of Fosters' Bookshop on Chiswick High Road has a special window display which started with history and military books and has been topped up with some books on WW1. The shop will be donating 10% of all sales from window items to the Poppy Appeal.
Events will be held throughout the borough to mark the occasion. The Mayor, Councillor Sachin Gupta and the Deputy Lieutenant of Hounslow will attend St Mary’s Church, Bedfont from 9:30am for a Service of Remembrance and then onto the Memorial for a Service of dedication
Hounslow’s armed forces veterans, including several former members of the Gurkhas, will be paying their respects to Britain’s war dead on Armistice Day.
Residents have been invited to attend the event, hosted by the Mayor, Councillor Sachin Gupta, who will be joined by representatives from the Royal British Legion and councillors in the Members' Car Park, Civic Centre on Monday 11 November 2013 at 10.40am.
Hounslow Mayor, Councillor Sachin Gupta said: "Hounslow has built a reputation for being a community which honours and takes great pride in servicemen and women. We were the first London borough to sign a covenant with our armed forces to help servicemen and women during and after their careers.
"The borough has been host to many regiments who have been based here, from the Gurkhas to the Welsh Guards.
“Hounslow recognises the ultimate sacrifice our fallen have paid for our freedom. It’s why we wear our poppies with pride.”
The service will be conducted by the Rev Derek Simpson from St Paul’s Church, Brentford, followed by a two-minute silence. A bugler will sound the last post and reveille.
November 8, 2013