The Annual Brookeborough Remembrance parade took place this Remembrance Sunday, November 13 on a beautiful mild autumnal morning.

Under the command of parade commander Iain Lendrum BEM and led by Maguiresbridge Silver band the parade made it way to the town’s War Memorial where an open-air service . The parade consisted of a large number of veterans and youth groups.

An open-air community service to mark Remembrance Sunday was held at the war memorial in the village was lead by was lead by Rev. Johnny McLaughlin, Aghavea Church of Ireland and Rev. Daphne Hanna, Brookeborough Methodist Church. Wreaths were led on behalf of the Brooke family, Royal British Legion, UDR Assoc, Royal Irish Assoc and the PSNI. There were also wreaths laid by the Orange Order and a variety of youth groups.

The last post and reveille was sounded as the two minute silence was observed by the large crowd prior to the parade returning down the main street where a salute was taken by Matthew Brooke, Kenneth Dunlop, Chairman of Lisnaskea UDR Association and a member of the PSNI.