Memorial Stone Unveiling
10.00am – the Lord Mayor Councillor Yvonne Mosquito will be accompanied by dignitaries from the military Royal Navy – Rear Admiral Sir Keith Bennett, Army – Brigadier Richard Carter and the Royal Air Force – Group Captain Tone Baker and the church Reverend Monsignor Canon Robert Corrigan for a brief dedication at the Hall of Memory to unveil a memorial stone in honour of the 100th Anniversary of the ending of the First World War.
The stone is inscribed “This stone was unveiled by the Lord Mayor of Birmingham Councillor Yvonne Mosquito on 11 November 2018 to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War 1914 – 1918
"Their name liveth for evermore"
The dignitaries will then proceed to Colmore row for the Remembrance Sunday Service.
Remembrance Sunday Order of Service
The Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Councillor Yvonne Mosquito, will lead the Remembrance Day Service and Parade on Sunday 11 November on Colmore Row. Everyone is invited to attend and also observe the two-minute silence at 11am.
The order of the day is as follows:
10.00 am: Marching contingents to form up on Temple Row.
10.30 am: Uniformed Contingents march on
10.40 am: Members of the City Council and VIP’s proceed to the Grandstand
10.45 am: Veterans step off from Eden Place and march to Colmore Row.
10.50 am: Lord Mayor and Military VIP’s leave the Council House
10.56 am: The Lord Mayor’s party arrive at the dias.
Reverend Monsignor Canon Robert Corrigan CF will conduct the Service of Remembrance.
Prior to 11am a Roll of Drums will take place, then the playing of “The Last Post”. After the two-minute silence, a salute of gunfire will take place.
Wreath laying will then take place, led by the Lord Mayor. After all wreaths have been laid, the Chaplain will conclude the service.