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Falklands Conflict Commemoration

11:30 am 20 May 2023
1:30 pm 20 May 2023

Sidmouth & District Royal Naval Old Comrades Association in collaboration with the Royal British Legion will pay respects to the fallen, and celebrate liberation on the Saturday prior to a very significant week in the Conflict. In 2023, this will be Saturday 20th May.

Anyone not affiliated with ex-military associations, but with a desire to attend would be very welcome – and this includes any Argentinian people.

The programme will proceed along the following lines………though there may be an element of ’Sidmouth Time’ involved:

From 1130hrs – assemble at St Giles church-yard, or in the market-place for ‘marchers’

1200hrs – Contingent to march up Church St. – through the church-yard to the war memorial

Welcome from Rev. Matt Selman

Words from RNOCA & RBL presidents

Laying of wreaths

Words and prayers from Rev. Matt Selman

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National Anthem

1225hrs – Fall Out – adjourn to Sidmouth RFC for cheese & wine/beer & crisps……St Austell Brewery have kindly donated a barrel, and a tot will be issued from our rum tub (previous home HMS Saumarez).

Dress: No.1s with medals (and standards)……..otherwise, smart casual please.

The will be a small amount of seating for any aged/infirm attendees.

8 March 2023
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10 May 2023
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