Lest we For­get

Ceno­taph ser­vices mark courage and sac­ri­fice

Shoreline Beacon - - Front Page - Frances Lear­ment Ed­i­tor

At Ceno­taphs across Saugeen Shores, the ser­vice, courage and sac­ri­fice of Cana­di­ans who fought for free­dom was hon­oured at som­bre ser­vices in bit­ing cold tem­per­a­tures. Saugeen Shores Mayor Mike Smith and Vice Deputy Mayor Diane Hu­ber placed wreaths in Southamp­ton. At Port Eglin, the plain­tive bu­gler sounds of The Last Post and Reveille were of­fered by lo­cal stu­dents Ri­ley Fun­ston and Sasha Mo­rano.

at ceno­taphs across bruce county the courage, ser­vice and sac­ri­fice of the cana­di­ans who fought and died for our free­dom was marked at som­bre, chilly ser­vices.

The plain­tive call of The last Post and reveille were heard as wreaths were laid, prayers of­fered and tears shed for those who did not come home.

With mu­sic - plain­tive bu­gles and Na­tional an­them - prayers were of­fered and wreaths placed in liv­ing mem­ory of The glo­ri­ous dead - 80 known in saugeen shores - who this year are com­mem­o­rated on street ban­ners.

Frances Lear­ment, tammy st. marie/ Shore­line Bea­con

Mike Hob­son, who con­sid­ers him­self one of the ’mod­ern vets ’ - those who served since the Great Wars’ was the Pa­rade Com­man­der for the Port El­gin Royal Cana­dian Le­gion re­mem­brance Day cer­e­monies. Hob­son served with the 1st Bat­tal­ion, Royal Cana­dian Reg­i­ment in Afghanistan from in 2006-2007. He cur­rently works at Bruce Power in emer­gency and pro­tec­tive ser­vices at Bruce Power.

At the Tara Ceno­taph, Colonel Alex Ruff, MSC, CD, cur­rently serv­ing in Ot­tawa, laid a wreath for the Gov­ern­ment of Canada at a som­bre, well-at­tended Re­mem­brance Day cer­e­mony.

A large crowd marked re­mem­brance day Nov. 11 at the Southamp­ton Ceno­taph with a som­bre ser­vice to hon­our those whose ser­vice, courage and sac­ri­fices en­sured our free­dom.

The Tiver­ton Memo­rial Park Re­mem­brance Day cer­e­mony Nov. 5 drew ap­prox­i­mately 100 peo­ple, in­clud­ing Al­berta Smith, to lay wreaths to hon­our those who died in com­bat.

A large crowd hon­oured the ser­vice, courage and sac­ri­fice of the Cana­dian Armed Forces at a well-at­tended Re­mem­brance Day ser­vice Nov. 11 at the Port El­gin Ceno­taph.

A Colour Guard from Southamp­ton Le­gion Branch 155 led the Southamp­ton Re­mem­brance Day cer­e­monies.

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