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Contributed by editor on Aug 26, 2017 - 10:00 AM

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A Merchant Navy Day Service is being held at Dover Town Hall on Friday 1 September from 10.30am, followed by a wreath laying ceremony on Dover Seafront at 12 noon.

 

The service and ceremony are being organised by the Chairman of Dover District Council, Cllr Sue Chandler, with the Dover and District Merchant Navy Memorial Fund, and all are welcome to attend.



Standard bearers will march into the Town Hall at 10.30am, marking the start of the service. The service will be followed by an address from Mr Donald Hunter, the Founder of the Dover and District Merchant Navy Memorial Fund, and a speech from the Chairman of Dover District Council.

An official wreath laying ceremony will be held at the Merchant Navy War Memorial on Marine Parade on Dover Seafront at 12 noon.



For more information on the Merchant Navy Day Service in Dover, please call the Secretary to the Chairman at Dover District Council on (01304) 872003.

 

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