Remembrance

Sunday 11 November marks 100 years since the end of the First World War. As well as the usual Remembrance ceremony at the war memorial on Turnham Green there are a number of things happening in Chiswick to mark the centenary of the Armistice.

St Michael & All Angels Church has an exhibition commemorating those from Bedford Park who who died in the war. The exhibition opens on Friday 9 November in the church. Those remembered will include Mrs Violet Long OBE, Chief Controller of the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps, who drowned when the Ambulance Transport ship HMAT Warilda was torpedoed on 3 August 1918. She was 35 and the only woman remembered on the church’s memorials.

For details of all the Remembrance events, see the Remembrance page here.