Barbados today  remember its servicemen, who lost their lives during World Wars I and II, with the customary Remembrance Day Parade and with a short inter-denominational service at the Cenotaph, National Heroes Square. The ceremony began at 8.00 a.m.

             Several armed and unarmed uniformed groups were on parade, including the Barbados Regiment, the Royal Barbados Police Force, the Barbados Cadet Corps, the Barbados Legion, the Barbados Fire Service, the Barbados Prison Service, the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides Associations, the St. John AmbulanceAssociation of Barbados and the Barbados Red Cross Association.

             Governor General, Sir Elliott Belgrave; Prime Minister Freundel Stuart; Chief Justice, Sir Marston Gibson; Leader of the Opposition, Mia Mottley; members of the diplomatic corps and other dignitaries laid wreaths at the war memorial.

13th November 2016

War Memorial Cenotaph, Heroes Square, Bridgetown, Barbados


                  Governor General, Sir Elliott Belgrave ( second from right ) shaking hands with Prime Minister Freundel Stuart prior to his departure from the Parade Square, after Inspecting the Legionnaires present.