The Lloyd’s Remembrance Day ceremony will take place on Friday 12 November in the Lloyd’s Underwriting Room in London from 10.45 GMT, followed by a two-minute silence from 11.00.
For the service, our Chairman, Bruce Carnegie-Brown, will be welcoming War Widows and Far East Prisoners of War as esteemed guests to Lloyd’s for the service, including William Russell, the outgoing Lord Mayor of London, Chelsea Pensioners, and representatives of the Royal British Legion Lloyd’s and City Branch. A Guard of Honour will be provided by HMS President Royal Naval Reserve, 7 Rifles, the Reserve Infantry Battalion of London and the South East and City of London NE Sector Army Cadet Force. Members of the Lloyd’s Military network will also be in attendance.
The Lloyd’s Choir will perform before the wreath laying ceremony, following which the Lutine Bell will be rung ahead of the Last Post being sounded by buglers which begins the two minutes of silence. This year is especially noteworthy being the 100th Anniversary of the Royal British Legion.