The War Memorial In St. Kitts – Lest We Forget
Photo By Erasmus Williams
Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
November 2009 (CUOPM)
St. Kitts and Nevis will remember its nationals who fought and died in the two World Wars on Sunday (Remembrance Sunday).
The traditional National Day of Remembrance to those who gave their lives in World War I from 1912 to 1918 and World War 11 from 1939 to 1945 will be observed with the Laying of Wreaths at the War Memorial or Cenotaph on the Bay Road.
The Service commences at 8:00 AM with the firing of a gun signaling the observance of two minutes silence and the playing of The Last Post.
Representatives of the St. Kitts Evangelical Association and the St. Kitts Christian Council will conduct the service which will end with the laying of wreaths.
Wreaths will be laid by His Excellency the Governor General, Dr. Sir Cuthbert Sebastian; Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas, representatives of the British Government, the British Commonwealth Ex-Servicemen League, the Commander, St. Kitts-Nevis Defence Force, the Commissioner of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force, the Nurses, Red Cross, St. John’s Ambulance Brigade, Scouts, Guides, the 4-H, Seventh Day Adventist Pathfinders and the Traffic Wardens.