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Remembrance Sunday services in Medway

Date: 31/10/2008           Category: Members Services / Chief Executive Office

Here's the guide to remembrance activities taking place in Medway. Saturday, 8 November 10.45am The Royal Marines Association annual Remembrance Service and Turning the Page Ceremony will be at Rochester Cathedral. Sunday, 9 November 9am The Royal Naval Remembrance Service will take place at the War Memorial, Great Lines, Gillingham. The Mayor of Medway Cllr David Carr and Medway Council’s Chief Executive Neil Davies will attend and the mayor will lay a wreath. 9.55am Act of Remembrance and wreath laying ceremony at the Black Lion War Memorial followed by a procession to St Mark’s Church for a service of remembrance. The Deputy Mayor Cllr Ted Baker will lay a wreath. 10.15am A Remembrance Service and wreath laying ceremony at St Margaret’s Church and Rainham War Memorial. Cllr Mike O’Brien will lay a wreath. 10.45am Act of Remembrance and wreath laying ceremony at Victoria Gardens, Chatham. Cllr Paul Godwin will lay a wreath. 10.40am The Mayor of Medway Cllr David Carr, Leader of Medway Council Cllr Rodney Chambers, Chief Executive Neil Davies and members will depart from the Guildhall Museum to Rochester Cathedral to arrive at 10.45am for a Service of Remembrance followed by a wreath laying ceremony at the Rochester War Memorial. A salute and march past will take place in the High Street (at Precinct near City Wall Wine Bar, High Street, Rochester). The mayor and leader will lay wreaths. 11am A wreath laying ceremony will take place at Brompton War Memorial, Wood Street. Cllr Geoff Juby will lay a wreath.