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Firefighters Memorial Trust – Annual Service of Rembrance
September 9, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Trustees of the Firefighters Memorial Trust formally invite you to attend the Annual Memorial Service and Wreath Laying Ceremony in London on Sunday, 9 September 2018.
This is the annual opportunity to remember and pay tribute to those members of the Fire and Rescue Service who have died in the course of their duties.
The Trust would be most grateful if any attendance could be confirmed by no later than 29 August 2018 to
Alan House QFSM FIFireE
43 Lucerne Gardens
SO30 4SD Hampshire
THE NATIONAL SERVICE OF REMEMBRANCE & WREATH LAYING CEREMONY
SUNDAY, 9 SEPTEMBER 2018
1. The Memorial Service
The Service will be held at St. Sepulchre Without Newgate Church, Holborn Viaduct, London. EC1A 2DQ. Those wishing to attend should take their seats at 13:30 for a 14:00 service. The Church does have some limitations on size and whilst every effort will be made to seat everyone, some standing may be necessary. Location of Church: http://www.st-sepulchre.org.uk/maps.html
After the Service, at about 15:15, the bands, standards and attendees will parade to the Firefighters Memorial (anticipated route: Cock Lane, Giltspur Street, Newgate Street, Warwick Lane, Ave Maria Lane, St Pauls Churchyard, Carter Lane Gardens).
2. The Wreath Laying ceremony
At approximately 15:35 hours, at the Firefighters Memorial, the Wreath Laying Ceremony will begin. It is anticipated that dispersal will be no later than 16.50 hours approximately. There is no seating, or cover for inclement weather, provided at the Memorial.
Wreaths cannot be provided via the Trust and Wreath Layers will need to make their own arrangements for the provision of a wreath. The Royal British Legion is able to supply poppy wreaths. A nearby supplier who in the past assisted withy delivery of wreaths to be Memorial site is: Chiltern Flowers, Tel. No: 0207 403 0067/ Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Trust will be appreciative of confirmation of attendance at the event.
Parking is available at number of off street parking sites in the vicinity. There is also some on street parking available on a Sunday.