Merchant Navy Day Commemorative Service and Reunion
The parade will start at 12.30pm in Muscovy Street and proceed through Trinity Square Gardens to the Merchant Navy Memorial where the annual open-air service will be held.
Over the next week the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) will be revealing the fascinating stories behind some of the objects in our archive, in support of Explore Your Archive 2018.
George Edwin Ellison is believed to be the last British soldier killed on the Western Front before the Armistice brought the fighting to an end. He is buried in St Symphorien Military Cemetery, near Mons.