Merton announces Remembrance Day services

Remembrance Day services will be held across Merton on Sunday 9 and Tuesday 11 November. 

The Mayor of Merton, Councillor Agatha Akyigyina, Deputy Mayor Councillor Laxmi Attawar and Leaders of all political parties will attend.

On Sunday 9 November ceremonies will be held at the following locations:

St Mary’s War Memorial, Merton Park

Starts: 9am

Attended by: Mayor of Merton and the Morden branch of The Royal British Legion.

Mitcham War Memorial, Lower Green West, Mitcham

Starts: 10.40am

Attended by: Mayor of Merton, The Rt Hon Sir John Wheeler JP DL and the Mitcham branch of The Royal British Legion.

Wimbledon War Memorial, Wimbledon Village

Starts: 10.40am

Attended by: Deputy Mayor and the Wimbledon branch of The Royal British Legion.

On Armistice Day, Tuesday 11 November two remembrance services taking place at the following locations:

Merton Civic Centre, Morden

Starts: 10.50am

Attended by: Mayor of Merton

Mitcham Clock Tower, Mitcham Fair Green

Starts: 10.50am

Attended by: Deputy Mayor of Merton

Mayor of Merton, Councillor Agatha Akyigyina said: “Remembrance Day is a time for the Merton community to come together to pay tribute to those who sacrificed their lives for this country. With this year marking the 100th anniversary since the start of World War One, I hope residents will join us in honouring the brave individuals who are gone but certainly not forgotten.”

For more information, visit www.merton.gov.uk/remembrance

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