REMEMBRANCE DAY 1969
ORDER OF SERVICE
The Official commemoration of Remembrance Day will take place at the War Memorial, Victoria
Street, Roseau, on Sunday 9th November, 1969, at 8.30 a.m.
2. The form of the ceremony will be as
(i) His Excellency the Governor will arrive at
the War Memorial at 8.29 a.m.
(ii) Two minutes silence, 8.30 a.m to 8.32
(iii) -T L,.t o, ard R: .eille"
(iv) By the Methidist Superintendent
"They shall not grow o!d as we that
are left to grow old. Age shall not
weary them nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in
the morning we will remember them".
R. We will remember them
(v) By the Rector of St. Georges' Church
Let us pray, In the name ......Amen.
Lord have mercy upon us.
Christ have mercy upon us.
Lord have mercy upon us.
(vi) By the Methodist Superintendent
The Lesson. Rom. 8 vs. 31-39.
(vii) By the Very Revd. the Dean of Roseau.
(viii) Hymn: "0 God our help in ages past"
(1st, 2nd and last verses.)
(ix) Blessing given by the Rector of St.
(x) The laying of wreaths.
(xi) The British National Anthem. '1st verse)
(xii) The Dominica National Song (3rd verse)
3. Wreaths will be laid in the following
(i) His Excellency the Governor
(ii) The Honourable- Minister of Trade and
(iii) The Honourable Minister for Communi-
cations & Works
(iv) The Honourable Minister for Home
(v) The President, Dominica Legion of the
Brit i s h Commonwealth Ex-Services
(vi) His Worship the Mayor of Roseau
(vii) The Officer Commanding Local Forces
(viii) Relatives of the Fallen
(ix) Director, British Red Cross Society
(x) The Boys Scouts' Commissioner
(xi) The Girls Guides' Commissioner
(xii) An Officer of the Boys Brigade
(xiv) Laying of a wreath on the Free French
Cenotaph by His Worship the Mayor of
4. Is is hoped that as many as possible of
those who served in Her Majesty's Forces and in
the Nursing Services during the Wars of 1914-
1918 and 1939-1945 will be present at the Cere-
mony. War Medals and Decorations should be
worn with civilian dress by all ex-officers, ex-
servicemen and women and members of the Nurs-
ing Service. Medals held by relatives of the Fallen
may be worn by such relatives on their right
5. It is hoped that detachments of the Boy
Scouts, Girl Guides, Red Cross and Boys' Brigade
will be present.
6. Ministers of Government, Members of
Councils, Heads of Religious Denominations,
Heads of Government Departments and their
staff, Consuiar Officers, Members of the Roseau
Town Council, Managers of Banks and the
General public are invited to attend the ceremony
at the War Memorial and to be in their places 1
punctually at 8.25 a.m.
File No. H16/15/261i
Date 5th November, 1969.
7. All persons are requested to observe the
two minutes silence at 8.30 a.m. and all vehicular
traffic nnd normal activities should be suspended
during the silence. For the purposes of the cere-
mony, time will be taken by the Cathedral clock.
C. A. MAYNARD
Ministry of Home Affairs.