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Nov 07 2014

Remembrance Day Parade and Civic Service – November 9, 2014

red_poppyMayor of Harrow, Cllr Ajay Maru extends a warm welcome and invites all residents to Harrow’s Remembrance Parade and Service on Sunday, 9th November.

Led by Pipers of the Glen Trew Pipe Band the parade marches from Katie’s Statue, Harrow Town Centre at 10am, through Station Road ending at Harrow Civic Centre at 10.45am. It will be followed by a 2 minute silence, wreath laying ceremony, and readings of the winning poems from the Mayor’s Remembrance Poetry Competition.

Mayor of Harrow, Cllr Ajay Maru said: “I invite all residents to come out and observe remembrance on Sunday, 9th November. We must never forget the sacrifices made by those who have given their lives and made sacrifices for our freedom. So please wear your Poppy with pride and show your respect and appreciation to our fallen, veteran, serving and ex-serving members of the armed forces.”

Harrow school children taking part

This year, Harrow is building upon its strong youth involvement, with young cadets playing an active role in Harrow’s Parade & Service, and Harrow pupils have entered a Remembrance Poetry Competition, with three winning poets reciting their poems after the observed silence at 11am.

Join us and wear your poppy with pride to pay tribute to those who gave their lives for your tomorrow.

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1 comment

  1. sonoo malkani

    No doubt the people of Harrow will turn out in large numbers,and do us proud, as they have done every year but even more so on this special Centenary Remembrance Day.

    We cannot afford to forget those who made the ultimate sacrifice so that we may enjoy the freedoms we have today.Plenty to look forward to.and enjoy —the Parade, Poetry Competition and other events.

    Let us wear our Poppy with Pride and carry the memory of what this signifies, with us forever.We must continue to support the ones they left behind,as a true mark of our respect for all those brave,selfless people.

    God willing,this will be a moving ,memorable occasion ,one which we will all cherish.

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