The Falkland Islands annual Service of Remembrance, this year commemorating the 101st anniversary of the end of the First World War, will be held in Stanley on Sunday 10 November in Christ Church Cathedral commencing at 9.30 am, according to a release from Gilbert House, seat of the local elected government.
Governor Nigel Phillips, CBE, the Commander British Forces, Members of the Legislative Assembly, visiting and resident Veterans, together with Senior Officers of the Armed Services will be attending this Service.
The Service will be led by the Reverend Ian Faulds and other local ministers. During the Service a collection will be made for the Poppy Appeal.
The congregation is requested to be seated in the Cathedral by 9.15 am, and seating will be on a first come first served basis.
At 10.35 the Parade, consisting of detachments representing the Royal Navy, Army, Royal Air Force and Falkland Islands Defense Force will form up on Ross Road East and march into position at the Cross of Sacrifice.
Associations and Veterans will march and take up a position at the foot of the steps to the Cross. Youth organizations will be present at the Cross of Sacrifice.
At 10.48 am Governor Phllips, Baroness Goldie, Minister of State at the Ministry of Defense, the Honorable Leona Roberts and the Commander British Forces will arrive at the Cross of Sacrifice.
A short service will then be held and the Roll of Honor read out. There will be two minutes silence at approximately 11.00 am marked by the firing of the saluting guns on Victory Green.
Governor, MLA Leona Roberts and the Commander British Forces, will lay wreaths. Others wishing to lay wreaths will then do so.
This is an important public occasion and it is earnestly hoped that as many members of the community as possible will attend this observance ceremony and play an equal part in honoring and remembering all those who have given their lives for the peace and freedom we enjoy today.
Six MLAs (elected lawmakers) currently visiting the Camp attending a public meeting on connectivity and transport will mark Remembrance Sunday at Fox Bay memorial, according to MLA Teslyn Barkman. .
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