War Heroes To Be Remembered On Sunday

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Remembrance Day will again be observed with a short inter-denominational service at the War Memorial in National Heroes??? Square, Bridgetown, on Sunday, November 8, beginning at 8:00 a.m.

There will be a parade by armed and unarmed units, including the Barbados Defence Force, the Barbados Cadet Corps, the Barbados Boy Scouts Association and the St. John Ambulance Brigade.

At the conclusion of the Two Minutes Silence and the sounding of the Last Post, wreaths will be laid at the Cenotaph by Governor-Governor General, Sir Elliott Belgrave; Prime Minister Freundel Stuart; and Chief Justice, Sir Marston Gibson, followed by other specially invited guests, including members of the Diplomatic Corps.

Coverage of the Remembrance Day Parade will be carried live on radio and television. Remembrance Sunday is the second Sunday in November, the Sunday nearest to November 11, which is known as Armistice Day, Remembrance Day or Poppy Day.

kathyann.husbands@barbados.gov.bb

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