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Mid and East Antrim to hold a special Service of Remembrance for World War II Veterans

Press release   •   Jul 19, 2019 09:43 BST

Pictured is Veterans Champion, Alderman John Carson in the Memorial Garden, Ballymena.

Veterans Champion, Alderman John Carson said: “As the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War approaches, Council will hold a special service in November for all surviving Veterans, including those in the Merchant Navy, who reside in our Borough.

“We are extremely proud of our strong military links and heritage here in Mid and East Antrim and we would like to present all surviving World War II veterans with a Silver Poppy of Remembrance to mark their service in the fight against Fascism and Nazism.”

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council is encouraging veterans or their families to register their attendance by contacting 0300 1245 000 or alternatively

The Service of Remembrance will take place, week commencing 4 November 2019. Further details about the service will be released in due course.