Merton will hold a series of remembrance services across the borough as part of Armistice Day November 11 2012.
A service of remembrance will be held on Friday 9 November at 10.50am at the Clock Tower, Fair Green, Mitcham and outside the Civic Centre, London Road, Morden.
On Sunday 11 November, services of remembrance will be held across Merton:
Nelson Hospital Forecourt, Kingston Road, SW20, 9am. The Mayor of Merton will be attending along with Civic Representatives, Royal British Legion, Representatives from The Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals and The Sutton and Merton Primary Care Trust.
St Lawrence’s Church, London Road, Morden, 10.30am where a wreath laying ceremony will take place at the church Lychgate, the Morden War Memorial. Members of the Morden and District Branch of the Royal British Legion, together with cadets from Morden 43F Air Training Corps.
Mitcham War Memorial, Lower Green West, Mitcham, 10.40am. The Deputy Mayor of Merton will be attending along with civic representatives, Siobhain McDonagh MP, members of organisations within the borough and members of the Mitcham Branch of the Royal British Legion. After the service the Deputy Mayor will take the salute.
Wimbledon War Memorial, Wimbledon Village, SW19, 10.40am. The Mayor of Merton will be attending along with civic representatives, Stephen Hammond MP, members of organisations in the borough and members of the Wimbledon branch of the Royal British Legion.
Mayor of Merton, Councillor David Williams said: “I hope all residents and local people can attend a service closest to them to pay tribute to the millions of men and women who lost their lives during the two world wars. We also remember those who are still overseas and those who have fallen in the recent conflicts.”