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Remembrance message from The Lord Mayor of Coventry

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LORD MAYOR'S PARLOUR

COUNCIL HOUSE

EARL STREET

COVENTRY

CV1 5RR

 

Telephone Number: 024 7683 3100

Fax Number: 024 7683 3078

E.mail: lord.mayor@coventry.gov.uk

21 October 2015

 

Dear Headteacher

 

I would like to take this opportunity to ask you to remind your schoolchildren about this year's Remembrance Day Service and Parade on Sunday, 8th November 2015 at 10.50 a.m. in the War Memorial Park.

 

I know that schools already support the work of the Royal British Legion through the wearing of poppies, the symbol of Remembrance at this time, which is very appropriate to ensure our next generation understand the importance of the occasion.

 

Each year the service ensures that memories of ex-service men and women from WW1, WW2 and more recent wars are not forgotten.  We would like the children of our city, and their families, to share in this year's event.

 

It would be appreciated if you could inform your pupils at the appropriate time of the occasion.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

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Councillor Michael Hammon

Lord Mayor of the City of Coventry

 

 


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