London — 25 June 2016
Armed Forces Day Parade
- Merton Civic Centre,
This year’s Armed Forces Day will start at approximately 9.15 am. Mustering in Abbotsbury Road, the parade will be inspected by the Mayor of Merton, Cllr Brenda Fraser, the Queen’s Deputy Lieutenant and Clare Whelan OBE. There will be a dedication service at the war memorial outside of the Civic Centre in Morden at approximately 9.45am.
Shortly after this, at 10.00 am, the parade will begin leaving Abbotsbury Road and turn into London Road, Morden.
It will march past the Civic Centre to take the salute from the Mayor and Deputy Lieutenant, arriving at St Lawrence Church, London Road, where there will be three speakers: the Rector of St Lawrence Church, the Imam of Baitul Futuh Mosque and a representative from the Nepalese Gurkha community.