Please see Poster for details of this event.
70TH ANNIVERSARY OF VJ DAY – SATURDAY 15 AUGUST 2015
Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Merseyside (Dame Lorna Muirhead DBE) will lead on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, a Merseyside Service of Commemoration and Celebration to mark the 70th Anniversary of VJ Day.
This takes place on Sat 15 Aug at 1100hrs, in Liverpool Parish Church (Our Lady and St Nicholas), Chapel St, Liverpool L2 8TZ.
Details are as follows:
· 1045hrs. Guests seated
· 1100hrs. Service Commences
· 1145hrs. Service ends
Serving Personnel: Service Dress, Medals and Leathers (No Swords)
Retired Personnel: Lounge Suit, Medals
This is potentially the last occasion in which the population in Merseyside will gather en-masse, to mark this important milestone.
Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant would like to hear from anyone connected to this history who would like to attend the Service in Liverpool to join with her in giving thanks to those who survived the ordeals of that War in the Far East, and to remember those, who fell on a foreign field and upon the high seas so far away, fighting for our liberty and democracy.
Please contact: JJV McEvoy, Lieutenant Colonel, Clerk to the Lieutenancy of Merseyside
PO Box 144 RSA, The Capital Building, Old Hall Street, Liverpool, L69 3EN
Office: 0151 224 4000, e-mail: email@example.com
Delegate Hillary Green has posted about the Liverpool Conference on her Blog.
COFEPOW V.J. DAY 70th ANNIVERSARY WEEKEND CELEBRATION!
LICHFIELD CATHEDRAL, Saturday 15th August 2015
and at The National Memorial Arboreatum, Alrewas, near Lichfield.
on Sunday 16th August 2015
For details please See Poster
Details of the programme of events in London to commemorate VJ (Victory over Japan) on Saturday 15th August 2015 have now been announced.
Please see the NFFWRA Website for details: