Observance of Armistice Day with the Royal British Legion
The Royal British Legion will once again be observing two minutes silence on Armistice Day which this year will be held on Monday, 11 November 2019.
This is a mark of respect and acknowledgement for the sacrifices made by others in order that we may enjoy the benefits of freedom in a democratic society. Mid Devon District Council is pleased to join with representatives from the Royal British Legion in Crediton, Cullompton and Tiverton and to encourage people in the community to show their respect in observing the two-minute silence.
The following arrangements have been made in the three major towns.
Councillor Derek Coren, together with the Mayor of Crediton, the Chairman of Crediton Hamlets Parish Council and representatives of the Royal British Legion will join together to observe the two minutes silence at 11.00am at the War Memorial in Union Road. Councillor Coren will make the appropriate announcement before the start of the silence. Maroons will be set off at the commencement and end of the silence.
The Vice Chairman of Mid Devon District Council, Councillor Ray Radford, will join with representatives from Cullompton Town Council and the Royal British Legion at the War Memorial in the Bull Ring. Maroons will be set off at the commencement and end of the silence.
The Chairman of Mid Devon District Council, Councillor Les Cruwys, together with the Mayor of Tiverton, and representatives from the Royal British Legion will observe the two minute silence in Phoenix Lane. Councillor Cruwys will make the announcement before the start of the silence. As at Crediton and Cullompton a maroon will be set off to mark the commencement and end of the silence.