Remembering National Service 61

  • 16 May 2024
  • 12pm

Shot at Dawn

Visitors are advised that the Shot at Dawn Memorial will close to the public on Monday 6 May. The memorial will undergo restoration and will be closed for approximately six weeks whilst these works take place. Free Shot at Dawn Talks will continue to take place daily at 12.30pm and 1.30pm in the Millennium Chapel, please ask at the Welcome Desk for more information. Visit our Shot at Dawn Restoration Appeal to find out more and donate.

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Thursday 16 May 2024 marks the 61st anniversary since the last national serviceman was demobbed from National Service.


The National Service Veterans Association will commemorate the event with a short Act of Remembrance and wreath laying ceremony at the National Service Veterans Memorial.


Attendance is open to all veterans, members, bereaved families and descendants of UK National Servicemen. All standard bearers are invited to attend.


For more information please contact Peter Lloyd on 0121 422 0649 or 07710376935 email: