Remembrance Sunday in Hedon
Remembrance Sunday 10th of November.
Hedon will hold a service at St Augustines church at 11am.
The Royal British Legion along with the Hedon town council and other local organisations will parade through the market place on the 10th of November 2013 at 10.40am making its way to the church for the service at 11am.
An act of remembrance will follow at the Hedon town cemetery.
The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918 saw the signing of the Armistice.
World War One ended and war heroes were remember thereafter on the 11th of November known as Armistice Day originally, which was then renamed Remembrance Day after the Second World War.
Remembrance Sunday is held the second Sunday in November usually the Sunday nearest to the 11th.
Remembrance Day also known as poppy day, is also to remember all the heroes that have fought and made sacrifices in all the wars since 1918.
As a mark of respect we wear our poppies with pride and hold a two minute silence at 11 am on remembrance Sunday and also Monday the 11th November 2013 as traditionally started by King George V in 1919.
Arrow Driving Academy will take part in the two minute silence to remember men and women lost in two world wars.