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Armistice Day

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On Friday, 11 November 2022 at 11:00h, Marlborough fell silent to commemorate Armistice Day.  

The Mayor, the Lord Lieutanant of Wiltshire Mrs Sarah Troughton, 4MI Battalion, the Royal British Legion and students from St Johns laid wreaths at the 7th Wiltshire Regiment Memorial in London Road. 

Shortly afterwards poppy posies were placed on Commonwealth War Graves in the two cemeteries at Marlborough Common.

a group of people in ceremonial dress stand on steps in front of a large ornate building.  Some salute Reveille sounds out from the balcony at the end of the 2-minute silence as the Mayoral party stand to attention a cenotaph.  A poppy wreath is at the base.  Sideways on, two soldiers stand to attention while a woman in a red gown bows her head The Mayor lays a wreath A man in a dark coat bows his head before a cenotaph, with a poppy wreath at the base.  Soldiers stand to attention at either side Stewart Dobson lays a wreath on behalf of the Royal British Legion a cemetery.  On grass, a group of people face a grave.  Soldiers salute.  A poppy posy lies near the white headstone Poppies were laid at the 11 Commonweath War Graves in Marlborough's cemeteries

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