United Remembrance Day Service
Sunday 13th Nov 2016
There will be a united service of Remembrance at 10.53am, at St Andrews's church.
The congregation of the URC will join with that of St Andrew's, followed by a ceremony at the War Memorial (around noon).
At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, the Great War ended. At 5 a.m. that morning, Germany signed an armistice agreement with the Allies in a railroad car outside Compiégne, France.
The First World War left nine million soldiers dead and 21 million wounded, with Germany, Russia, Austria-Hungary, France, and Great Britain each losing nearly a million or more lives. In addition, at least five million civilians died from disease, starvation, or exposure.
The war to end all wars.................