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We will remember them

PUBLISHED: 15:15 13 November 2008 | UPDATED: 15:40 25 August 2010

HONOUR: Remembrance ceremony at Mayplace Road.

HONOUR: Remembrance ceremony at Mayplace Road.

LIVES lost in WWI and subsequent conflicts were remembered across the borough.

LIVES lost in WWI and subsequent conflicts were remembered across the borough.

A marching band led a parade of 250 people from St Paulinus' Church, Crayford, to the War Memorial in Mayplace Road, Crayford, on Remembrance Sunday.

A service was then held at 9.55am, attended by Bexley Mayor Nick O'Hare and council leader Teresa O'Neill, the Royal British Legion, and army cadets. Mr O'Hare also laid a wreath at Crayford's temporary war memorial opposite the clock tower.

In Bexleyheath 50 Territorial Army soldiers from 71 Signal Regiment marched from their base in Watling Street through the town centre to the War Memorial in Albion Road. They were greeted by members of the Sea Cadets based in Erith who provided a Cenotaph guard, and members of the British Army Association and Royal British Legion. A service was held at the memorial before hundreds of residents observed a two minute silence at 11am.

A two-minute silence also took place throughout Bexley and Greenwich on Tuesday.


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