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Remembrance Service in the Square, Sunday 10 November 2013

The Remembrance Service was led by the Rev'd Will Hughes, the vicar of St Peters. Brilliant sunshine blessed the day and there was a good turn-out for the service.

Platoons from Quebec Company, 10 Training Battalion of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers and a platoon of Royal Marines from 30 Commando led the parade. Representing the younger generation were members of Petersfield Air Training Corps, Churcher's Combined Cadet Force, Scouts, Guides, Cubs, Brownies, Beavers and Rainbows. Also taking part were the Salvation Army band and British Legion veterans.

Musicians from Churcher's College provided the music in The Square
 
10 Training Battalion of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers enter the square to the applause of those watching
 
Royal Marines from 30 Commando
   
The service was led by Rev'd Will Hughes Cllr Peter Marshall, Mayor of Petersfield, read the prayers
   
At the war memorial the two minutes silence was observed then, as the names of those from Petersfield and area who had fallen in conflict were read out, wreaths were placed at the foot of the Memorial.
   
The Salvation Army Band provided the musical support at the War memorial

See accounts and photographs of Remembrance Day services in earlier years - Remembrance Service in Petersfield

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