Armistice Day: Hundreds turn out to remember in Rye

Armistice Day in Rye. Picture by Anthony Kimber
Armistice Day in Rye. Picture by Anthony Kimber

Hundreds turned out for Rye’s Remembrance Day service at St Mary’s Church this morning (Sunday).

The special service included a centenary reading by Colonel Anthony Kimber, president of Rye Royal British Legion, a sermon by the Rev Fiona Gill with a solo by Kate Rogers.

Armistice Day in Rye. Picture by Anthony Kimber

Armistice Day in Rye. Picture by Anthony Kimber

Fifty wreaths were laid at the War Memorial.

After the civic event, a lunch was held at The George for the Royal British Legion and guests, including the Mayor of Rye, Cllr Michael Boyd.

Photos kindly supplied by Anthony Kimber.

See this Friday’s Observer for more about today’s Armistice Day services.

Armistice Day in Rye. Picture by Anthony Kimber

Armistice Day in Rye. Picture by Anthony Kimber