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Armstice Day

At the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month The Two Minute Silence will be observed in Wellington Town Centre to mark Armistice Day. On Saturday 11th November 2017 shortly before 11a.m. the Mayor Councillor Gary James, together with the President of the Royal British Legion, Wellington Branch will lead Town Councillors, officers, representatives of the Royal British Legion and Wellington School CCF in procession from the town council offices to the centre of town.

The Last Post will be played on the bugle to mark the beginning of The Two Minute Silence at 11 a.m. Following The Two Minute Silence Reveille will be played.

Both the Council and the Legion are grateful to Wellington School CCF for providing the excellent buglers and standard bearers.

 

The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month marks the signing of the Armistice on the 11 November 1918 signalling the end of the First World War

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