Search

Crowds pay respects at Gravesend and Dartford Remembrance services

PUBLISHED: 10:20 11 November 2013 | UPDATED: 10:20 11 November 2013

Wreath laying at Dartford War Memorial

Wreath laying at Dartford War Memorial

Archant

Services to remember those who lost their lives in conflicts were held across Dartford and Gravesend today- click the gallery to the right.

Reg Cannon, 81, who was a paratrooper in 33rd Independent BrigadeReg Cannon, 81, who was a paratrooper in 33rd Independent Brigade

A procession was led from Dartford Museum in Market Street to the Dartford War Memorial in Central Park this morning.

A service was followed by a parade by members of local uniformed organisations including scouts, guides and cadets.

Gravesend’s Remembrance service took place in Windmill Hill memorial gardens. Another service will be held tomorrow in Community Square, Gravesend at 11am.

There were other events at war memorials in Higham, Northfleet and Meopham.

Litte Phoebe Buckland Russell, age 3, with brother Daniel Russell watching and supporting their grandad Richard Watson during the march in DartfordLitte Phoebe Buckland Russell, age 3, with brother Daniel Russell watching and supporting their grandad Richard Watson during the march in Dartford

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

0 comments

Latest News

The Health and Safety Executive has confirmed it is investigating after a worker at a Northfleet factory was seriously injured in an industrial accident early yesterday morning (Thursday, October 18).

Following the incredible sell-out stage success of Not Dead Enough, The Perfect Murder and Dead Simple, the number one best-selling author Peter James is back with a spine-tingling new world premiere play, The House On Cold Hill, coming to the Orchard Theatre in January.

Yesterday, 07:00

Kent’s NHS services will receive more than £6million of extra funding this winter to help alleviate growing pressures on our hospitals, the Department for Health announced yesterday (Wednesday, October 17).

Wed, 16:00

Three men have been charged in relation to a public order incident in Gravesend involving reports of a stolen car.

Wed, 10:00

People who live, work and travel across Kent, Thurrock, Essex and beyond are being invited to shape plans for Britain’s biggest road tunnel as Highways England hostrf the first of 60 public engagement events on the multi-billion pound Lower Thames Crossing project this week (Tuesday 16 October).

Wed, 07:00

More than 450 people have signed a petition to keep a Dartford post office open.

Most read

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Gravesend Reporter e-edition today
E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Gravesend Reporter twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Show Job Lists

Family Notices 24