Huge crowds gathered at the Worthing War Memorial to pay their respects to fallen soldiers on Remembrance Sunday this morning (Sunday November 8).
An emotional service took place outside Worthing Town Hall in Chapel Road, and two minutes’ silence was observed from the first stroke of the town hall clock at 11am.
Worthing Borough Mayor Michael Donin was among those who placed wreaths for the fallen, and the salute was taken at the march past in front of the town hall after the service.
Mr Donin said: “I am extremely proud and humbled to represent my town especially in this important WW1 centennial year.
“I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to the many local organisations from Worthing and further afield who continue to support our annual Remembrance Service and Parade.”
Our photographer Eddie Mitchell was on hand to take the best photos of the ceremony, which are featured in the gallery above.
On Wednesday (November 11), two minutes’ silence will be held at the war memorial to mark Armistice Day.
Mr Donin added: “I am also looking forward to opening the Field of Remembrance with our local veterans near the memorial outside the town hall and I shall be standing too for the two minute silence at 11am on Armistice Day on Wednesday 11th.
“I warmly invite everyone to join me at any of these remembrances to show their respect.”
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