Embankment & Cenotaph Parades


Cenotaph Parades

Embankment & Cenotaph Parades

National Submarine Memorial

The National Submarine War Memorial is a memorial to Royal Navy submariners who died in the first and second world wars. It is set against the wall on the Victoria Embankment, London, and is a Grade II listed building.

Unveiled on 15 December 1922

"Erected to the memory of the officers and men of the British Navy who lost their lives serving in submarines 1914-1918 and 1939-1945"

International Memorial

Dundee International Submarine Memorial was dedicated on 17 September 2009. It commemorates the crews who are "Still on Patrol" and honours the gallantry of all the submariners who went on patrol from the River Tay during the Second World War.

Thetis Memorial - Liverpool

HMS Thetis set sail from Wirral on 1 June 1939 for sea trials but sank due to a torpedo problem in the Irish Sea, 40 miles north of Llandudno, 99 people died.

K13 - Faslane Cemetry

In memory of those officers and men of the Commonwealth who gave their lives in submarines while serving the cause of freedom. The K-13 memorial "In memory of the 25 naval personnel and 7 civilians who died on the K13 in the Gareloch on January 29th 1917.

Untamed & Vandal

The Scottish Branch discovered that two submarines, 'VANDAL' and 'UNTAMED' had been lost in the Clyde with all hands in 1943. 'VANDAL' was lost in February and never recovered. 'UNTAMED' at the end of May, the crew is buried at Dunoon Cemetery

Blyth Memorial

Every year whilst the Annual Submarine Remembrance Parade takes place at the National Submarine Memorial, a smaller but no less poignant service takes place in Blyth, Northumberland.

Embankment Parade - 3rd November 2019

Middle Temple Halls

The annual Service of Remembrance - The Embankment Parade - will take place on Sunday 3rd November 2019 in Middle Temple Gardens.  In the event of extremely wet weather, the Main Hall of Middle Temple will be available for our service.

Those attending should muster in the Gardens at 0950 where the Association Parade Marshal Iain Mackenzie will ensure everything is as it should be prior to the arrival of RASM  who will take the salute.

The Service will start at 1025.

The service will be conducted by the Submariners Association Honorary Chaplain Rev. Paul Jupp who will be assisted by Rev. Ralph. Music will be supplied by the Band of Her Majesty's Royal Marines.

This is the most important date on our calendar and it is hope that there will be the usual excellent turn-out from members, families and friends.  The National Standard and Branch Standards to be paraded.

On completion of the parade a nominated squad of Serving Members and Veterans will carry the wreaths from the Drum Alter over to the memorial where they will be hung on the hooks in a dignified manner.

This laying of the wreaths will be assisted by the City of London Police who will stop the traffic in both directions there and back to ensure our safety.

Details for Association Branches and Members who wish to purchase a wreath can be download from here.

If you require further information or clarification please contact the Parade Marshal Iain Mackenzie on: 07403433178


Contact for:
Cenotaph Parade

Andrew Morgan Esq
224 Heritage Place
St Mellon’s
Parade Marshall
Submariners Association

 Andrew Morgan Esq



Further Details to follow.

About our Association

The Submariners Association is an Association of ex and serving Submariners which seeks to maintain the special bonds of friendship, loyalty and comradeship, together with a pride in the Submarine Service, formed during service in Her Majesty's Submarines.

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