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Nov 09 2012

Remembrance Sunday 11th November 2012

The Mayor of Harrow, Councillor Nizam Ismail, extends a warm welcome to all for the Remembrance Sunday Parade & Service on 11 November at the Harrow War Memorial outside Harrow Civic Centre, Station Road at 10.45am, joined by a Parade led by the Glen Trew Pipe Band which leaves St Ann’s Precinct at 10am.

The Mayor will also lay wreaths on Wednesday 24th October at the following Harrow Memorials to mark Remembrance Day:-

  • Wealdstone Memorial
  • St Mary’s Kenton
  • Edgware
  • St John’s Church , Stanmore
  • Leefe Robinson, Harrow Weald
  • Harrow Weald, All Saints
  • Harrow Weald Park & Memorial Club
  • Pinner Peace Garden
  • Greenhill
  • St John’s Greenhill – Plant First Cross of Remembrance

The Royal British Legion Poppy remains a symbol that is recognized across generations. Now in its 91st year, the Legion’s ever poignant mission continues to safeguard the welfare, interests and memory of those who are serving or who have served in the Armed Forces. This year’s Poppy Appeal will focus on support for the Afghan generation of the Armed Forces family. Last year, a fantastic £39.5 million was raised nationally, and despite the recession, Harrow residents contributed a magnificent sum of nearly £62,185.09

As First Citizen of the Borough, The Mayor urges all residents to support the 2012 Poppy Appeal in whatever way you can to enable the Legion to meet the ever increasing needs of the serving and ex-service community.

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