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Myriad of services to remember lost soldiers

By South Wales Evening Post  |  Posted: November 10, 2012

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THERE will be no shortage of opportunities to honour the fallen tomorrow with numerous Remembrance Sunday ceremonies planned across both the Swansea bay area and in Carmarthenshire.

In Swansea, a series of events have been organised by the Swansea and West Glamorgan Branches of the Royal British Legion.

At 11am Swansea Lord Mayor Dennis James will be joining dignitaries, veterans, families and other local organisations laying wreaths at the Cenotaph in Mumbles Road.

Later in the day, at 2.30pm, Remembrance Sunday Service and Parade (setting off at 1.50pm from the Oxford Street car park to St Mary's Church) will take place.

This will be followed by a Service of Remembrance in St Mary's Church at 2.30pm.

In Port Talbot the Armistice Day Parade and Service and wreath laying will be at Taibach Memorial Park, Port Talbot, and will commence at Port Talbot Civic Centre at 10.20am.

Neath's Armistice Day Parade and Service at St Thomas Church Neath, followed by the laying of a wreath at the Memorial Gates, which will start in Orchard Street, Neath, at 10.30am.

Further west in Carmarthen at 2pm there will be a march by the armed services through the town centre from Guildhall Square into Nott Square before continuing to the war monument in Priory Street where wreaths will be laid following a service in St Peter's Church at 2.30pm.

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