The Armed Forces Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum

People across Lichfield and Burntwood have been urged to take time to honour fallen servicemen and women on Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day.

The Armed Forces Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum

A range of services will take place on 10th and 11th November, including at the National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas.

Among those who will attend services is HM Lord-Lieutenant Mr Ian Dudson CBE.

HM Lord-Lieutenant Mr Ian Dudson CBE

He said he hoped residents would join him in honouring the fallen.

“The focus of our Remembrance this year has switched to the Second World War as we continue to commemorate the 75th anniversary of key events of the conflict such as D-Day and the Battle of Arnhem, and as we move towards next year’s VE and VJ days,” he said.

“Staffordshire’s place as the year round centre for Remembrance, notably at the National Memorial Arboretum, will be supplemented by events around the whole county as we remember all those who have made the ultimate sacrifice serving their country in all conflicts.”

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