Act of Remembrance at Chorley Pals Memorial on Remembrance Sunday

Lindsay Hoyle lays a wreath at the Chorley Pals Memorial

There will be a short ceremony at the Chorley Pals Memorial on Union Street in Chorley at 12.00 noon this Sunday, following the civic act of remembrance at Astley Park at 11.00 am.

It be conducted by Rev. M. Cox from St. Laurence’s Church and wreaths will be laid by Lindsay Hoyle MP, the Mayor Chorley Cllr. J. Walker, and by representatives of Chorley Remembers, local ex-Services groups and the Territorial Army.

Other organisations and members of the public are welcome to attend the ceremony and lay wreaths as well.

Extending the invitation, Chorley Pals Memorial Co-Founder & Chairman Lindsay Hoyle said: “Everyone is welcome to join us on Sunday to remember the Pals. Since we unveiled the memorial in February 2010, we have seen a steady increase in the numbers joining Trustees and relatives of the Chorley Pals at the memorial on the 1st July and Remembrance Sunday each year.”