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Armistice 100: Dagenham and Becontree remember

PUBLISHED: 13:26 12 November 2018 | UPDATED: 13:26 12 November 2018

Dagenham's remembrance parade and service at Dagenham Parish Church, led by the Dagenham Girl Pipers. Picture: Melissa Page

Dagenham's remembrance parade and service at Dagenham Parish Church, led by the Dagenham Girl Pipers. Picture: Melissa Page

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Forces’ veterans have marched through the streets to honour the men and women from Dagenham and Becontree who lost their lives in the First World War.

Becontree's remembrance service was led by Rev Martin Court at the Royal British Legion's branch in Becontree Avenue. Picture: Melissa PageBecontree's remembrance service was led by Rev Martin Court at the Royal British Legion's branch in Becontree Avenue. Picture: Melissa Page

Members of the Becontree branch of the Royal British Legion held a service at their clubhouse while the Dagenham Girl Pipers led veterans marching towards Dagenham Parish Church from Rectory Road social club.

Rev Martin Court led both services with speakers at Dagenham Parish Church including Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas.

The services marked 100 years since Armistice Day on November 11, 1918, which brought the First World War to an end.


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