Dartford to celebrate Armed Forces Day with ceremony

PUBLISHED: 10:44 01 June 2017 | UPDATED: 13:12 01 June 2017

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British Army soldiers

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The mayor Rosanna Currans, and council leader Jeremy Kite will be in attendance

Dartford are holding a ceremony in celebration of Armed Forces Day.

The event, which will also be attended by the mayor of Dartford, Rosanna Currans, and the council leader Jeremy Kite, will begin at 10.50am on Monday, June 19 at the war memorial in Market Street.

Dartford Borough Council will also be flying the Armed Forces Day flag at the Civic Centre until June 24 - the actual memorial day.

Armed Forces Day aims to raise awareness of the contribution made by those who serve and have served in the services. It also gives the nation an opportunity to show their support for the community, from currently serving troops to veterans.

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