Act of Remembrance - Order of service 2020
Act of Remembrance
Order of service
Sunday 8 November 2020, 2.30pm at the War Memorial,Rose Hill,Chesterfield.
The Vicar of Chesterfield will recite the Exhortation:
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old.
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun, and in the morning we will remember them.
All shall say:
We will remember them
The Last Post
The Vicar will say the Kohima Epitaph:
When you go home, tell them of us, and say:
for your tomorrow, we gave our today.
Wreaths will then be laid on the War Memorial by:
Lord Lieutenant of Derbyshire, Elizabeth Fothergill CBE
The Mayor, Councillor Glenys Falconer, on behalf of the residents of the Borough
The Mayor’s Consort, Councillor Keith Falconer
Toby Perkins, MP
The Leader of Chesterfield Borough Council, Councillor Tricia Gilby
Representative of Royal British Legion, Chesterfield Branch
The Vicar of Chesterfield, Reverend Patrick Coleman,on behalf of the Church.
The National Anthem
God save our gracious Queen;
Long live our noble Queen;
God save the Queen.
Send her victorious,
Happy and glorious,
Long to reign over us:
God save the Queen