Royal British Legion Centenary Parade ~ Saturday 16th October 2021

Shipmates,
The Dorset County of the Royal British Legion have invited us to join them for a Centenary Parade in Bournemouth on Saturday 16th October 2021. All are welcome. The Parade starts at Bournemouth Pier at 1300 with a Service of Commemoration and the Dedication of the new County Standard at 1445 in St Peter’s Church. More details are available on the attachments. If you should wish to go please let me know. I will be parading the Area Standard.
Ben Cartwright
President and Standard Bearer
RNA Portland Branch

CENTENARY PARADE & SERVICE TIME PLAN SATURDAY 16.10.21
13.00 Parade musters at Bournemouth Pier Precinct
13.30 Parade leaves the Precinct for Lower Gardens
13.40 Parade reaches Veterans’ joining point – Rotunda
13.45 Parade reaches War Memorial via Middle Gardens
13.50 County Chaplain Prayers and Address
13.55 Last Post, Silence, Reveille Laying of wreaths
County Chaplain Blessing
14.05 Parade return march and salute
Parade halts at entrance to the Middle Gardens
14.10 Parade falls out
Participants walk in own time to St.Peter’s Church
14.25 Arrive and enter Church
14.45 Centenary Service begins
15.30 Centenary Service close and disperse.

Invitation Letter RNA 2
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