Your Onchan
13November 2016
Community Events

Remembrance Sunday 2016

  • Onchan War Memorial and St Peter's Church
  • 9.10am - 11.15am

The Annual Remembrance Sunday Service will be conducted at St Peters Church, Onchan, on Sunday 13th November 2016.

9.10 a.m. The Church Service is preceded by a parade to the Church, which starts from behind the premises of the                         Manx Co-Op, and those taking part usually gather there at 9.10 a.m.

9.15 a.m. His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor, Sir Richard Gozney arrives in front of the War Memorial. He will be                     greeted by the Chairman of the Royal British Legion – Onchan Branch, Captain of the Parish, and Chairman of                 Onchan District Commissioners.

9.20 a.m. The parade forms up at the rear of the Manx Co-Op on Elm Tree Road and processes to St Peter's Church.

9.20 a.m. His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor will take the Salute as the parade passes the front of the War                               Memorial.

9.35 a.m. Church Service – St Peter's Church.

10.35 a.m. Leave St Peter's Church and walk to the War Memorial for a short service and wreath laying ceremony.

10.45 a.m. War Memorial
                • The names will be read out
                • The last post will be played.

11.00 a.m. 2 minutes silence – Maroons will be fired from the Rec to mark the silence.
                • Laying of wreaths. His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor will lay the first wreath.
                • Reveille will be played.
                • A few words from Mr H. Duff BEM

Refreshments will be served at Onchan Methodist Church.

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