The first annual Cannock Armed Forces memorial ride is set for Saturday 28th June 2014
Assembly begins at 08:00 at the car park National Memorial Arboretum at Alrewas, to ready to move off at 09:00, traveling to the Common Wealth War Cemetery Cannock Chase ETA 09:30.
Riders will have approximately 45 minutes to place a cross on a grave at the cemetery if they wish to do so, the ride will leave at 10:15 to arrive Cannock town centre cenotaph by 10:30.
The ride will receive the salute from dignitaries, invited guest and standard bearers as they arrive in the town. After parking bikes in the town centre, there will be a memorial service at Cannock cenotaph starting 10:45, order of service and hymn sheet will be provided, lay of wreaths at the cenotaph will form part of the service.
There will also be entertainment and a number of displays and fund raising stalls in the town centre throughout the day.
Cost of the ride will be £5 per bike this includes a windscreen patch. All profits raised will be split between.
Cannock Royal British Legion
Cannock Remembrance Celebration Committee
Royal Engineers Association
Staffordshire Regimental Association