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We will remember them

 

remember5Sunshine and warmth brought citizens of all ages to the Picton, Wellington and Consecon cenotaphs to remember the men and women who served, and are serving, their country.

This year marks the 100-year anniversary of the start of the First World War. It is 75 years since the start of the Second World War and 70 years since D-Day.

Sales of poppies broke records this year as the Royal Canadian Legion worked to keep up with the demand for the symbols of Remembrance across the nation.

Canada’s National War Memorial – where Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was shot and killed nearly three weeks ago, two days after a man drove his car into Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent in Quebec – was re-dedicated to add the dates of the Afghanistan mission and the South African War. It now carries the inscription “In Service to Canada – Au service du Canada”.

851-Air-Cadets-candlelight-vigil-at-Picton-Nov.-10---Rachael-Tracey851 Prince Edward Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron taking part in the Candlelight Vigil at the Picton Cenotaph on November 10th, 2014. – Rachael Tracey photo

remembrance-2014-in-piction-unitedThe Rev. Phil Hobbs and Padre Bill Kidnew officiated the service of Remembrance at Picton United Church. Shirley Stone shared some stories from her research on soldiers, vignettes and reflections.
Following the church service, participants joined those gathering at the cenotaph.

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One of Prince Edward County’s most distinguished soldiers, George Wright, 93, of Picton, was among 13 members of the Devil’s Brigade, specializing in reconnaissance and raiding.

One of Prince Edward County’s most distinguished soldiers, George Wright, 93, of Picton, was among 13 members of the Devil’s Brigade, specializing in reconnaissance and raiding.

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  1. gil says:

    Great coverage of a monumental ceremony once again.

  2. Rachael Tracey says:

    Very proud of the Cadets of 851 Squadron!

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