Remembrance events in Epsom & Ewell @epsomewellBC @poppylegion
22nd October 2014
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Saturday 8 November

The Mayor will lay wreaths at the Horton Memorial, All Saints Church Memorial and the Dog Gate Memorial. During the day the Mayor will also be visiting Royal British Legion poppy sellers at various locations. 

Sunday 9 November

The Mayor will visit the two Memorials (the Epsom War Memorial and the Commonwealth War Memorial) at Ashley Road at 9.30am. 

The Mayor and civic party will attend the Remembrance Day Service at St Mary’s Church, Ewell, commencing with wreath laying at 10.30. 

The Deputy Mayor, will attend the Remembrance Day Service at St Martin of Tours Church, Epsom, at 10am. 

Community walk from the Epsom Market Place to the Ashley Road War Memorials in the afternoon  

Tuesday 11 November

The national two minute silence

A short service will take place at the clock tower, Epsom Market Place from 10.45. Prayers, readings and secular poems will be read by the Mayor’s Chaplain, The Deputy Mayor, Chief Executive, Royal British Legion, Burma Star Association, 135 Geographic Sqn, a cadet, school students and clergy from other faiths within the Borough.  

On 11 November the Mayor of Epsom & Ewell, Councillor Robert Foote, will be attending the WW1 commemoration ceremonies in Chantilly, France (our twin town) as a guest of the Mayor of Chantilly. 


While in Chantilly, the Mayor will be visiting the WW1 memorials of three Epsom residents: 

  • Perreuse Chateau Franco British National Cemetery to lay a wreath at the grave of 
    • Private Archibald JONES, 2nd Battalion South Lancashire Regiment, died of wounds 7 September 1914, aged 29 
  • Memorial to the missing in La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre to lay wreaths for
    • Private Charles MORLEY, 3rd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment, Killed in Action 16 September 1914, aged 26
    • Private Philip MORLEY, 3rd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment, Killed in Action 19 September 1914, aged 29 


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