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Remembrance Service in the Square, Sunday 9 November 2014

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 members of The Salvation Army and British Legion veterans.

Music was provided by students of Churcher's College.

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 Air Cadets follow
   
The service was led by Rev'd Will Hughes
Vicar of St Peter's Church, Petersfield
Cmdr Clive Lewis, Chairman of the Petersfield Royal British Legion read from Romans, chapter 8, verses 31 to 39.
   
Prayers were read by Cllr Sue Harwood
Mayor of Petersfield
After the service in The Square the parade moved to the War Memorial where The names of the fallen were read whilst wreaths were laid at the War Memorial
   
 
   
 

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

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