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Remembrance Day and Remembrance Sunday 2016


ACT OF REMEMBRANCE

A Two Minute Silence in remembrance of all those who have died in the service of their country will be observed in the Isle of Man at 11.00am on:-

Friday 11th November 2016 (Armistice Day)

and

Sunday 13th November 2016 (Remembrance Day)

Local Authorities are requested to make arrangements in their respective districts for giving warnings of the precise moment at which the Two Minute Silence will begin and end.

The full co-operation of the public in the observance of the Two Minute Silence is requested. The suspension of all vehicular traffic between 11.00am and 11.02am on the designated days is also requested and it is especially hoped that drivers of motor vehicles will stop the engines of vehicles during the periods of silence.

The Isle of Man National Service of Remembrance will be held at the Royal Chapel of
St John's at 3.00pm on Sunday 13th November 2016. His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor and the Chief Minister will be present. Members of the public wishing to attend are asked to be seated in the Church no later than 2.45pm.

Will Greenhow
Chief Secretary

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