The Lord Mayor will lead Exeter's Remembrance Sunday Service

PUBLISHED: 16:10 06 November 2008 | UPDATED: 09:58 10 June 2010

THE Lord Mayor of Exeter, Councillor Paul Smith, will host a Remembrance Sunday Service in Northernhay Gardens.

THE Lord Mayor of Exeter, Councillor Paul Smith, will host a Remembrance Sunday Service in Northernhay Gardens.

The service will be conducted around the city's War Memorial on Sunday, November 9, and everyone is welcome to attend.

The Lord Mayor's Chaplain will conduct the service, and the Exeter Salvation Army Band will provide the music.

Ex-service Units and other local associations are represented around the War Memorial carrying Standards and laying wreaths.

Representatives from each of the four military organisations who have the Freedom of the City rights will also be in attendance (The Rifles, HMS Exeter, 243 (The Wessex) Field Hospital, and The Royal Marines at Lympstone).

A Parade Commander from The Rifles will provide a military attendance and two buglers will play Reveille and Last Post.

A Civic Party led by the Lord Mayor and comprising City Councillors, Honorary Aldermen, the local MP and a local MEP, representatives from the Fire Service, Army, Police, Sea Cadets and University and others, will arrive at the War Memorial at approximately 10.50am and the service will commence.

Service sheets will be handed out by the Council's Community Patrollers and Parks staff and civilians are welcome to lay poppies or wreaths.


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