Hundreds expected to honour fallen heroes

PUBLISHED: 12:30 07 November 2016

People turned out to last years Remembrance service in Exmouth.

People turned out to last years Remembrance service in Exmouth.


Exmouth will remember the fallen when the town holds its annual Remembrance Day service on Sunday, November 13 - and big crowds are expected.

The annual Remembrance Day parade, starting at Imperial Road, Exmouth, at 10.20am will end with a service at the war memorial on The Strand, where people are expected to congregate from 10.35am.

Those laying wreaths can pick them up at the Royal British Legion’s trailer and are advised to arrive 20 minutes early.

The Royal British Legion is also holding a service of remembrance on Friday, November 11, in the Strand Gardens at 10.45am to mark the end of World War One.

There will be a 10am service at Lympstone Parish Church followed by a two minutes’ silence at the memorial outside at 11am. An annual lunch will be held at The Globe afterwards.

In Topsham, there will be a service on November 11 and November 13 at the war memorial outside St Margaret’s Church, at 10.50am.

A short service will be held on November 11 by the war memorial on Woodbury’s village green at 10.45am, while on Remembrance Sunday there will be a service at 2.45pm on The Green before a service at 3pm in St Swithun’s Church.

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