Thursday, 7 November 2013


If you are in Portsmouth on Sunday why not go to Portsmouth's annual service of remembrance that  will take place in the Guildhall Square on Sunday 10th November 2013.

Serving military personnel and members of ex-service groups will parade on to the square at 10:30am, where representatives of the Scouts and St John Ambulance will be present. The Royal Marines Band will lead the parade of serving military personnel, including representatives from Portsmouth Sea cadets, Air Training Corps, Territorial Army and the Army Cadet Force.

The ex-service military associations, including the Royal British Legion, Normandy Veterans Association, Women's Royal Army Corps Association and Parachute Regiment. These will be led by the Salvation Army Band at 10.50am.

A gun from HMS Nelson will fire at 11am to start the official two-minute silence and again at the end.

Hampshire Police Choir will lead the singing accompanied by the Salvation Army band. The Royal Marines Band will also play during the wreath laying. Wreaths will be laid at the Cenotaph and WWII memorial to honor all those who have died in all wars and conflicts.