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Services of Remembrance, 2021

Published on: 9 Nov, 2021
Updated on: 9 Nov, 2021

Thursday, November 11

The Mayor of Guildford, accompanied by her consort, joins the leader of Guildford Borough Council, Joss Bigmore; its managing director James Whiteman; local veterans and cadets at the Guildhall to observe the two-minute silence at 11am.

Armistice Day is being marked by Worplesdon Parish Council with a two simultaneous services of remembrance at 10.50am; one at Harry’s Meadow in Jacobs Well and the other at the Lilly Bell II memorial in Clay Lane at the junction with Queenhythe Road, Jacobs Well.

Saturday, November 13

Charlotteville’s remembrance service is at 3pm at the war memorial in front of Addison Court, Addison Road, to commemorate the local men who died in both world wars.

Twenty-five First World War men and seven Second World War men from Addison, Cline and Cooper Roads are named on the memorial. There were others from these three roads who died and many more who served.

The organisers, Julie Howath and Ian Nicholls, said: “There is no restriction on numbers attending this year. However, for the safety of all, there will be no indoor gathering for tea and poster displays. Hopefully the weather will be kind and allow us to mingle outside.”

For stories of the local community and the men who served in the wars on the Charlotteville War Memorial click here for its website.

Sunday, November 14

Guildford Cathedral’s service of remembrance for the county of Surrey is at 10.15am, the preacher will be the Bishop of Guildford, the Rt Revd Andrew Watson.

Remembrance Sunday and parade in Ash, gathering will be at the war memorial in Ash Hill Road, at 10am. Click here for details and to further click for a service sheet.

In Guildford town centre the mayor will arrive at the Guildhall at 9am to lead the Guildford Borough Council procession to Holy Trinity Church for Guildford’s annual Service of Remembrance.

Following the service the procession will join representatives from local service organisations as they proceed to the Castle Grounds for the wreath-laying ceremony at both war memorials.

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