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Posted by guest on 11th November 2010 at 02:03 PM
Video: Remembrance Day in Salford, Swinton Cenotaph

by Tony Flynn and Tom Rodgers

Today at Swinton Cenotaph over two hundred people observed a two minute silence in memory of fallen sevicemen.

The service was led by Deputy Mayor Eric Burgyone and representatives of the Royal British Legion.

The last post was played by musicians from Cadishead Brass Band, whilst the two minute silence start was signalled by the firing of a Maroon flare as the observers dutifully watched and remembered loved ones in silence.

Wreaths were laid by the Deputy Mayor, The British Legion, individuals and schoolchildren from year two, Mossfield Primary School, Swinton.

The schoolchildren's teacher Mrs Dunphy took time out to tell us that each year children from year two are taught about the first world war as part of their history course and then taken to the Cenotaph at Swinton.

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  11th November 2010
Good to see local Swinton school children taken to the Cenotaph, we should never forget.

Report as offensive or innapropriate Comment by Guest  11th November 2010
SWARM Bomber: attended the Service at Peel Green Cemetery, and would like to say how proud I was on behalf of SWARM to the Children who attended the Service, they behaved Impeccably.

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