Photographs ©Tony Mould: My Brighton and Hove.
With thanks to Tony for his kind permission to use his pictures of the unveiling ceremony. A splendid event blessed with fine weather and befitting to this local war hero. Brighton Argus coverage here.
ORDER OF SERVICE
119 Lansdowne Place, Hove
11.30 Standards Muster with Official Party at Wavertree House, Somerhill Road
11.40 Standards March on with Official Party
11.50 Arrival of Her Worshipful The Mayor of The City of Brighton & Hove, Cllr. Lynda Hyde
11.55 Arrival of The Lord Lieutenant of East Sussex, Mr Peter Field
Welcome address by
Her Worshipful The Mayor of The City of Brighton & Hove Cllr. Lynda Hyde
Address by Lieutenant Colonel Stuart Brown, Royal Engineers.
The unveiling of the commemorative plaque by The Lord Lieutenant
One minute silence
Wreath and flag laying by Mr. Dudley Button, Royal British Legion
Family to lay flowers
by The Venerable Martin Lloyd Williams, The Archdeacon of Brighton and Lewes
National Anthem led by
The Salvation Army trumpeter Mr. Bram Warren
Closing address by
Roger Amerena, Interim Chairman, Brighton and Hove Commemorative Plaque Panel.
Official Party and Guests proceed to Wavertree House.