SS Mendi Remembrance

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SS Mendi Remembrance

When:
21st February 2019 @ 08:30 – 11:30 Europe/London Timezone
2019-02-21T08:30:00+00:00
2019-02-21T11:30:00+00:00
Where:
Noordwijk Algemene Begraafplaats
2201 TC Noordwijk
Netherlands
SS Mendi Remembrance @ Noordwijk Algemene Begraafplaats | Noordwijk | South Holland | Netherlands

Provisional programme:

10h00-10h30: Muster in the cemetery car park https://goo.gl/maps/FvLFc3brCVy

10h50: Move in column to SS Mendi graves

10h55: Act of remembrance

11h00: Blast on a Trench Whistle followed by Two Minutes’ silence

11h02: Wreath and flower laying

We will then move to a nearby café (venue to be advised) to raise a glass to the Fallen, and rub shoulders over lunch.

Dress: Legionnaires requested to wear standard Parade Order: see https://www.salegion.org.uk/membership/dress-and-bearing/. Civilian guests are requested to dress to reflect the solemnity of the occasion.

Please feel free to share this far and wide among your friends and other interested parties. It would be useful if they mail their intention to attend to andrewmb@salegion.org.uk


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