Seaton honours the victims of war

PUBLISHED: 13:36 11 November 2016 | UPDATED: 09:15 15 November 2016

Royal British Legion members, civic leaders and residents at Seaton's Armistice Day commemorations in Windsor Garden. Picture: CHRIS CARSON

Royal British Legion members, civic leaders and residents at Seaton's Armistice Day commemorations in Windsor Garden. Picture: CHRIS CARSON

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Town falls silent for the traditional Armistice Day act of remembrance

Standard bearers Jim Partridge-Hogbin for the RBL and Bruce Roberts representing the Merchant Navy Association. Picture: CHRIS CARSONStandard bearers Jim Partridge-Hogbin for the RBL and Bruce Roberts representing the Merchant Navy Association. Picture: CHRIS CARSON

Armistice Day was commemorated at ceremonies across East Devon today (Friday, November 11) with towns and villages falling silent to honour the victims of war at 11am.

At Seaton the local branch of the Royal British Legion was joined by civic leaders and members of the public to conduct the traditional Act of Remembrance in Windsor Gardens.

Prayers were led by the vicar, Rev Jeremy Trew, and standards were carried by Jim Patridge-Hogbin for the royal British Legion and Bruce Roberts for the Merchant Navy Association.


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