An emotional day at Jamieson service
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.
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.