Remembrance Day: Thousands expected at services today

Ilford War Memorial

Ilford War Memorial - Credit: Archant

Thousands of people are expected to attend Remembrance Day services across Redbridge this morning to pay their respects to those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in war.

The main service will be at the Ilford War Memorial, Eastern Avenue, Newbury Park, which the Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Redbridge will be attending - see below for details.

Click on the Remembrance Day panel on the home page for more features about Remembrance Day in the borough, as well as video, galleries and a five-minute guide to tracing your First World War relatives.

The Ilford recorder will have reporters and photographers at services across the borough but we need your pictures too. The best ones will feature on our websites and in our print editions.

Check back later for coverage of today’s events.


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Where the services will take place:

Newbury Park

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At 10.50am, dignitaries, veterans and residents will join the civic service of remembrance at the Ilford War Memorial, Eastern Avenue, Newbury Park. The Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Redbridge will be attending.

Wanstead

At 12.30pm there will be a service of remembrance at Wanstead War Memorial, High Street, Wanstead. The Deputy Mayor of Redbridge will be attending.

Snaresbrook

At 11am tomorrow, there will be another service of remembrance at the Gardens of Remembrance, Snaresbrook Road. The Deputy Mayor of Redbridge will be attending.

Barkingside

Also at 11am tomorrow, there will be a service organised by Fairlop Heritage Group at Fairlop Waters Country Park, Forest Road, Barkingside. The Mayor of Redbridge will be attending.

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