World War I and II Veterans of Nevis to be remembered for service to their country

World War I and II Veterans of Nevis to be remembered for service to their country

Nevis will on Sunday 10th November remember its nationals who fought and died in World War I and World War II.

 The National Day of Remembrance of those who gave their lives in the wars will be observed with the laying of wreaths at the War Memorial in Charlestown.

 The service will take place at the War Memorial in Charlestown and will commence at 8:00 a.m. with a two minute period of silence signaled by the firing of a gun. 

A release from the Nevis Island Administration is admonishing all persons, whether attending the service or not, to observe this moment by keeping the silence which includes the halting of all vehicular traffic.

As per the ceremony, passages will be read from the Bible and prayers will be said.

This will then be followed by the laying of wreaths starting with Her Honour, the Deputy Governor General, Hyleta Liburd, Premier of Nevis the Hon. Mark Brantley, Ex-Servicemen, Superintendent of Police, the Officer Commanding the Cadet Corps and Uniformed Bodies including (Nurses, Red Cross, Scouts, Guides, Girls’ Brigade, Pathfinders, School Crossing Guards, Nevis Air and Sea Port Authority, Nevis Sixth Form College, Secondary and Primary Schools students).

 The observance will conclude with a march past.

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