Crews from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS)
will mark Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday by attending
ceremonies across Greater Manchester.
Tomorrow, an Armistice Day wreath laying service will take place
close to GMFRS Headquarters at Agecroft Road War Memorial at
On Remembrance Sunday, November 13, 2011, at 11am, men, women
and children all across the country will hold two minutes silence
to remember the millions who have died in conflict.
As part of this act of remembrance, GMFRS will again take part
in parades and wreath laying ceremonies across Greater Manchester,
including the Remembrance parade and service in Manchester City
Centre, where County Fire Officer Steve McGuirk and Control Crew
Manager Jane Gerrard will lay a wreath.
GMFRS representatives will also attend key Remembrance events in
London and Sunderland.
On both Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday, the Union Jack
flag will be flown at half-mast between sunrise and sunset at GMFRS