On Sunday the 11th of November, the people of Birmingham remembered the dead of the two World Wars and of the more recent conflicts at the annual service which took place in Centenary Square. The service was led by the Reverend Victor Van Den Bergh.
In attendance were the Lord Mayor of Birmingham Cllr John Lines, with Lady Mayoress Kathleen Lines, Commander Stidston Royal Navy, Brigadier Wheeler CBE Army and Wing Commander Tomlinson Royal Air Force. Hundreds of servicemen, reserves and cadets were on parade and representatives of various Royal British Legion associations and veterans took part in what was their day.
The Salvation Army Band, The West Midlands Fire Service Pipe Band and The Heavy Cavalry and Cambrai Band provided the music, and soldiers of 37 Signal Regiment fired rifles to mark the beginning and end of the 2 minutes silence.