Sunday, 13th November, 2022 will be observed as the National Day of Remembrance

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REMEMBRANCE DAY

Sunday, 13th November, 2022 will be observed as the National Day of Remembrance for those who fell in the World Wars of 1914 – 1918 and 1939 – 1945.

It is hereby notified for general information that the following arrangements have been made for its observance in Antigua and Barbuda.

Four Sentries will be in attendance at the War Memorial and the Defence Force Band will play until 8:00am
His Excellency, the Governor General, will arrive at the War Memorial at 8:00am (armed reserved by Sentries)
The four Sentries in attendance will stand with “Arms Reserved”
After the blessing the following will be read:

They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old;

 

Age shall not weary them nor do the years condemn.

 

At the going down of the sun and in the morning

 

We will remember them

 

The Buglers will sound the Last Post
The “Two Minute” silence
The Buglers will sound the Reveille
The Sentries will Order Arms
Wreaths will be laid by the
E. The Governor General
The Hon. Prime Minister
The British High Commission Representative
Representatives of the Diplomatic Corps
Consular Representatives
The CDS of the Antigua and Barbuda Defence Force
The Antigua Legion
The National Cadet Corps
The St. John’s Ambulance Brigade
Other Uniformed Bodies
The Sentries will “Present Arms” and the National Anthem will be played
His Excellency, the Governor General, will greet the Ex-Servicemen on Parade
His Excellency, the Governor General, departs

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