An emo­tional day at Jamieson ser­vice

Mansfield Courier - - REMEMBRANCE DAY 2017 -

RE­MEM­BRANCE Day in Jamieson was well at­tended with the ser­vice con­ducted at Matthews Re­serve at the en­trance to Jamieson.

Lo­cal res­i­dent Tony Den­nis made the wel­come speech and at­tended to flag du­ties, pri­mary school prin­ci­pal Genevieve Bol­well was MC, for­mer stu­dents Bella Cervi-Bol­well and Mitchell Rus­sell played gui­tar and ac­com­pa­nied the pri­mary school stu­dents singing.

Sue Bar­clay read Flan­ders Fields and Ann-Marie Vague re­cited the Ode to the Fallen.

Barry Matthews ad­dressed the gath­ered crowd and told the heroic story of two Jamieson broth­ers who served in WW1 – George Mof­fatt-Foots and Syd­ney Foots.

A wreath was laid at the memo­rial do­nated by lo­cal MLA Cindy McLeish and Peter Ho­ran at­tended to the sound en­gi­neer­ing.

Con­grat­u­la­tions to all.

PHO­TOS: Fred­die Leong

Traf­fic Man­age­ment Point BRAVE BROTH­ERS: Barry Matthews re­counts the poignant story of two Jamieson broth­ers - George Mof­fatt-Foots and Syd­ney Foots - who served in WW1.

JAMIESON RE­MEM­BERS: Jamieson Pri­mary School prin­ci­pal Genevieve Bol­well ad­dresses the strong crowd at­tend­ing the Re­mem­brance Day ser­vice at Matthews Re­serve in Jamieson.

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