Council Announce Details of Remembrance Day Parades

Marches on November 11 to War Memorials in Fulham and Shepherd's Bush

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Hammersmith and Fulham Council has announced the details of this year's Remembrance Day Parades.

Brave men and women who gave their lives in two world wars and other conflicts around the world will be honoured during two Remembrance Day events next month on Sunday, November 11.

The Mayor, Cllr Belinda Donovan, will attend a service at Shepherd's Bush Green and the Deputy Mayor, Cllr Frances Stainton, will join the march to Fulham War Memorial.

Cllr Donovan said: "We must never forget the sacrifices of the men and women, who gave their lives for our freedom, in the two world wars and the many other conflicts across the world.

"We must also remember their families, especially those who have lost loved ones in recent conflicts in Iraq or Afghanistan and the wounded servicemen and women who are going through difficult times."

The full details of the parades and services are as follows:

Fulham parade and service 
The procession will gather in Parsons Green Lane at 10.20am and march via New Kings Road to the Fulham War Memorial, in Vicarage Garden, next to All Saints' Church. The open air Service at Fulham War Memorial will be the responsibility of the Reverend Joseph Hawes, Vicar of All Saints' Church, Fulham.

At the end of the service, the parade will march back to the Royal British Legion at 247, New Kings Road, where the Deputy Mayor will take the salute.

Shepherd's Bush parade and service 
The procession will gather in Sulgrave Road at 10.15am and march to Shepherds Bush Green War Memorial. The open air service at the  memorial will be conducted by the Reverend Canon David Tann and Rabbi Geoffrey Shisler.

At the end of the service, there will be a march past in Shepherd's Bush Road at which the Mayor will take the salute and the parade will finish in Westwick Gardens.

October 26, 2012


October 26, 2012