Harlow to commemorate 100 years since end of First World War

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A REMEMBRANCE Sunday service is due to be held in Harlow Town Park on Sunday that will mark 100 years since the end of the First World War.

The service will take place at the Netteswell Cross War Memorial and is due to start at 10.45am.

Prior to this there will be a parade starting from Burnt Mill Academy, which will make its way to the Memorial for the service.

There will also be other commemorations held throughout Harlow on Remembrance Sunday, which also happens to be Armistice Day itself.

Mass will be held at St. Mary Magdalene Church followed by an Act of Remembrance at the Potter Street War Memorial at 11am.

Potter Street War Memorial

The World War One Project Team will be hosting a commemoration at Great Parndon War Memorial at 10:45am.

Great Parndon War Memorial

In addition, the churches at Latton, St Mary’s Great Parndon, Churchgate Street Old Harlow, St Paul’s Town Centre and St Andrew’s The Stow will all be including an Act of Remembrance within their Sunday service.

Shortly after 11am, churches across Harlow will ring their bells to mark the end of the centenary of the First World War.

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Andrew Impey

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