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Remembrance Parade 11/11/2014

Remembrance Parade 11/11/2014

by Adam Udall -
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On the 11th hour on the 11th day in 1918 the guns finally fell silent that marked the end of the Great War, World War 1. Every year this is commemorated at the same time and same day with a two minute silence in honour of those who fought and all those who have fallen in battle, not only in the Great War but for all battles and conflicts over the years, Which have allowed us to be here today.

This year marks the centenary of the start of World War 1, and to pay tribute and commemorate all those that have sacrificed their lives, we will be holding two ceremonies on the 11th November here at HRC. One will be at the Broxbourne Campus and one will be held at the Ware Campus, led by the staff and students of the Uniformed Public Service Courses.  The college would like to invite all staff and students to join us to pay thanks, respect and to commemorate all those that sacrificed so much.

Broxbourne Campus

  • Lessons stop at 10:30
  • All move to front of college (outside) for 10:50
  • Andy Forbes to address the congregation 10:52
  • Public Service Student addresses the congregation 10:55
  • Public Service Student reads war poem 10:58
  • Parade attention
  • Alarm bell rings for two seconds at both campuses 11:00
  • Last post played 11:00 followed by two minute silence, followed by reveille
  • Parade stood at ease 11:04
  • Andy Forbes addresses congregation in thanks 11:04
  • Parade dispersal  11:05
  • Resume lessons  11:15

Ware Campus (alarm bell rings for 2 seconds.  2 minute silence at 11:00)

  • Lessons stop at 14:00
  • All move to designated area (car park behind apple store) for 14:20
  • Paul Cox to address the congregation 14:22
  • Public Service Student addresses the congregation 14:25
  • Public Service Student reads war poem 14:28
  • Parade attention
  • Last post played 14:30 followed by two minute silence, followed by reveille
  • Parade stood at ease 14:34
  • Paul Cox addresses congregation in thanks 14:34
  • Parade dispersal 14:35
  • Resume lessons 14:45