The Royal Canadian Legion, Field Marshal Alexander Branch #11 hosted a Remembrance Day Ceremony at the Cenotaph in Vermilion on November 11.
Following the singing of, ‘O’Canada’, a moment of silence and the laying of the wreaths, dignitaries and guests met at the Legion to continue the ceremony.
Legion President, Garry Zayac, welcomed everyone; and Capt Doug Jordan, Commanding Officer for the 2645 Vermilion Army Cadets, gave a salute to the Fallen.
“Today we pause in gra
Vermilion Elementary School, St. Jerome’s School, and J.R. Robson School each hosted a Remembrance Day Ceremony in Vermilion on November 7. Veterans, Members of the Royal Canadian Legion, Vermilion Army Cadet Corps, Canadian Armed Forces, Government of Alberta Sheriffs, and School Trustees were among honoured guests. Students also participating in the ceremonies by laying wreaths and singing songs. In a letter from Superintendent, Bob Allen, representatives read, “Our nationa
The Remembrance Day Ceremony in Vermilion took place at the Cenotaph on November 11, commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the end of WWI, along with veterans and active serving members.
Legion member, Dale Pearce, emceed the event, and Royal Canadian Air Force Captain, Lisa Sterby, from CFB Cold Lake sang O’ Canada. A moment of silence was held, followed by bagpipes by Lakeland Pipes and Drums member, Bill McIldoon. Wreaths were laid by dignitaries including County of Ver
Members of the Canadian Armed Forces show emotion at the Remembrance Day Ceremony in Vermilion on November 11. Photo Angela Mouly Gathering to remember those who serve and have served, The Vermilion Legion hosted a Remembrance Day Ceremony at the Cenotaph on November 11. Drums filled the air as the parade opened the ceremony including members from the Lakeland Pipes and Drums, Legion members from the Field Marshal Alexander Branch #11, a 2645 Vermilion Army Cadets Colour Part
A crest carved by Private Thomas Alban Snelgrove in the Bentata Cave at Vimy Ridge in France, prior to his death on April 9, 1917.Photo submitted The Remembrance Day Ceremony will be held at the Vermilion Cenotaph on November 11, at 10:30 a.m. A parade will begin at the Legion at 10:45 a.m. on route to the Cenotaph, joining the public in giving reverence to those who in the line of duty, have served and continue to serve. After the ceremony, visiting will commence at the Legi
Members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #11, 2645 Vermilion Army Cadets and guests visited V.E.S, St. Jerome’s and J.R. Robson schools on November 8, honouring Canadian Veterans and the present Canadian military who continue to serve. The VES Remembrance Day ceremony opened with the March of Colours and O’Canada. A tribute was paid to Nick Kulbisky, ‘Highway of Heroes’ was sung by the VES choir. A minute of silence was followed by a commitment to remember and wreath-layin
Lieutenant Colonel W.C. Craig, known to most as “Chum”, enlisted in the Canadian Infantry at the age 30 in Vermilion on December 29, 1914 with the rank of Lieutenant. He would two years later be the youngest Lieutenant Colonel to serve in the Canadian Army. The story behind this man is a unique one. He paid a brave and tremendous contribution to local history and Vermilion’s war effort, yet not very much is known or celebrated about this individual. Nine Vermilion area men en