of the war memorial at Howle Hill took place on Sunday, 14th
November following its relocation from the now redundant St.
John's Church to its new location at Howle Hill Cross-roads.
after the closure of St. John's church, the memorial was kindly
moved to its new location by Mr. Mervyn Freeman, who organized
the move and provided his services free of charge.
of St. John's organized the rededication service, led by Revd.
Owen Williams. The rededication coincided with the 3:00 pm.
Remembrance service for those lost in battle and was attended
by representatives of Ross-on-Wye British Legion.
included Jessie Plumb, who at 93 years of age was the oldest
Howle Hill resident in attendance. Many who were there are relatives
of those whose names are listed on the memorial.
to the left is Mrs. Joyce Roberts, who laid the traditional
wreath during the service.
congregation can be seen during the lowering of the British
Legion Standard, marking the beginning of a two minute silence
in memory of those who have died.