Watford Remembrance Sunday 2018

Mayor and Chairman to lead Remembrance Sunday service 2018
The Royal Air Force celebrating its 100th anniversary on 10th July, with a very special Spitfire Documentary

This year, with Remembrance Sunday falling on the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.


Watford will Remember: Remembrance Sunday beacon lighting to mark the end of the First World War.


Led by Elected Mayor Peter Taylor, the Museum will be joining organisations and communities around the country in a historic beacon lighting ceremony to commemorate the 100 anniversary since the end of the First World War.

Elected Mayor Peter Taylor Remembrance Sunday service 11-11-2018 Watford

3pm: Lord-Lieutenant of Hertfordshire, Watford Mayor Peter Taylor , MP Richard Harrington outside Town Hall.


Elected Mayor of Watford Peter Taylor said: “This November marks the centenary of the end of the First World War. The impact that the First World War had on our town was enormous. Huge numbers of Watford men joined the call to arms. The town also pulled together around the war effort.


“That’s why I’m really proud that we’re able to remember our town’s role in the Great War and the people from Watford who made the ultimate sacrifice.”


Elected Mayor Peter Taylor Remembrance Sunday service 11-11-2018 WatfordWatford Police, Mayor, Gurkha


Watford Scouts Cadets Remembrance Sunday service 11-11-2018


Watford veterans Gurkhas Remembrance Sunday service 11-11-2018


The Beacons will symbolise the 'light of hope' that emerged from the darkness of war.

Watford's beacon lighting ceremony will take place in the gardens of Watford Museum at 7pm on Sunday 11 November and will be a chance to pay your personal and community tribute to those millions that gave their lives for their country during the dreadful darkness of four years of War.


Remembrance Service on Saturday 10 November

11am - Vicarage Road Cemetery


Remembrance Services on Sunday 11 November

  • 9am:  All Saints Church, Horseshoe Lane  

  • 10.15am: St Matthew's Church, Eastbury Road.  

  • 10.45am: St Mark's Church, Leggatts Way  

  • 10:45am: Christ Church, St Albans Road. Service will start at the war memorial in the car park including the 2 minutes silence at 11am  

  • 11am:  Leavesden Memorial, High Road

    Leavesden Memorial Remembrance Sunday service 11-11-2018

  • 11am: War memorial, Lammas Road  

  • 2.15pm:  Oxhey Village Green Heath Memorial

  • 3pm:  Civic Service, Town Hall followed by a Remembrance tea in the committee rooms 


On Sunday 11 November, the National Service of Remembrance will be held at the Cenotaph on Whitehall, London.


Watford commemorated the First World War hero with 100th anniversary Victoria Cross

Remembrance, watford, First World War, Victoria Cross, 100th anniversary, Major General, George Pearkes, October 2017, Major General George Pearkes in his army uniform Watford will Remember

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