Day marked in Burnham-On-Sea
of residents in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge took part in poignant
ceremonies to mark Armistice Day and commemorate the anniversary
of the end of World War One on Saturday (November 11th).
traditional two-minute silence at 11am marked the time when hostilities
ended in 1918.
was observed in Burnham's Pier Street, pictured here, where the
town flag was lowered during a special ceremony, led by Rev Graham
was attended by Royal British Legion members, town councillors and
silence, at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, represents
the moment when all guns stopped at the end of World War I.
War Memorial trustees also held a service of remembrance besides
the town's Memorial Garden at Southwell House, conducted by Rev