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18th May, 2022

Armistice Day - Bromsgrove falls silent to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice

BROMSGROVE fell silent today at 11am on the 11th of the 11th to mark Armistice Day – the day the First World War ended.

Picture by Tristan Harris. Copyright Bullivant Media.

The annual commemoration on the High Street, at the Odd Fellows Memorial was attended by more than 150 people.

Picture by Tristan Harris. Copyright Bullivant Media.

The service was led by Rev Ray Khan, the vicar of St John’s Church and Bromsgrove Royal British Legion Chaplain.

A two-minute silence was observed at 11am when the RBL standards were lowered.

The service was broadcast live on our Facebook page and can be watched here.

Picture by Tristan Harris. Copyright Bullivant Media.

Bromsgrove RBL Chairman Patrick Smith said: “It was a lovely turn-out and I’m hoping and praying for the same on Sunday.”

Rev Khan said: “It was nice to see so many veterans at today’s service – especially the one who served on the North Arctic Convoys in the Second World War.”

Click here for more on the Remembrance Sunday Parades and Services in Bromsgrove, Catshill and Rubery.

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