1914 Commemoration Stone
Unveiled on 28/07/2014 in the Alderney Memorial Garden
"The Alderney branch of the Royal
British Legion have organised for the church bells of
St Anne to be rung on Monday 28th July at 11.00am to
mark the start of World War I.
Bell ringer, Donald Hughes, has confirmed
that one church bell will be tolled slowly for 10 minutes,
starting at 11.00am. This has been done so with the
blessing of the Reverend Stephen Masters.
Thereafter there is a plan to ring
a quarter peal (lasting approx 45 mins) on the 100th
anniversary of the death of each of Alderneys
fallen soldiers between 2014-2018.
A plaque commemorating Alderney men
who died volunteered for service will be unveiled by
the President of the States to mark 100 years since
the outbreak of the First World War.
Everyone is welcome to attend at the
Memorial Gardens on Victoria Street at 6:30pm on Monday
Memorial in St Anne's Church, Alderney
Alderney's beautiful War Shrine, presented to the island
by Mr N Barbensop, formerly Judge of the island, was
erected on his property opposite the Offices of the
Commercial Bank, in Victoria Street. It was then relocated
to the church