Re­mem­ber­ing sol­diers of World Wars

The Sligo Champion - - NEWS -

THE an­nual re­mem­brance ser­vice in mem­ory of the men and women from Sligo town and coun­try who served and died in the 1st and 2nd world wars will be held on Satur­day 10 th Novem­ber at 11am at the Ceno­taph Pearse Road ,Sligo.

The fam­ily mem­bers of those who lost their lives are en­cour­aged to at­tend this ser­vice par­tic­u­larly as it is the 100 th an­niver­sary of the end­ing of the 1st world war in which some 600 peo­ple from Sligo town and county were killed.

On Sun­day next, Novem­ber 11 th a much big­ger com­mem­o­ra­tive event will be tak­ing place in Sligo.

It is hoped at eleven min­utes past eleven a pro­ces­sion of 608 par­tic­i­pants will walk from the city cen­tre to The Great War mon­u­ment.

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