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Bexleyheath Remembrance

PUBLISHED: 13:18 13 November 2018 | UPDATED: 13:18 13 November 2018

Deputy lieutenant major David Hewer, David Evennett MP, Tony Garratt, Tessa Hewer, cdr Keith Manchanda, Cllr Teresa O’Neill, rev Trevor Wyatt, cllr Brian Bishop, cllr Christine Bishop. Picture: Perry Taylor

Deputy lieutenant major David Hewer, David Evennett MP, Tony Garratt, Tessa Hewer, cdr Keith Manchanda, Cllr Teresa O’Neill, rev Trevor Wyatt, cllr Brian Bishop, cllr Christine Bishop. Picture: Perry Taylor

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MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford David Evennett was the guest of honour and speaker at an Armistice and Remembrance Commemoration held at the Bexleyheath Conservative Club on Sunday (November 11).

Sir David spoke about his grandfathers, who both served their country during World War 1, and about how important it was to commemorate and remember the sacrifice, bravery and suffering of those who served and gave their lives.

He said: “We must never forget our heroes, and at the centenary of the end of World War 1 we must also remember those who served in all the other 20th century wars and those still serving in our armed forces today.”

Mayor and mayoress of Bexley, cllr Brian Bishop and cllr Christine Bishop, also attended, along with Bexley Council Leader cllr Teresa O’Neill, Bexleyheath BID manager Tony Garratt, Christchurch vicar rev Trevor Wyatt and deputy lieutenant major David Hewer.

There were also many members of the British Legion and Veterans representatives, as well as community leaders.

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