Bells will ring in Char­lot­te­town on Sun­day

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - THE ISLAND -

Bell ringers will gather on Re­mem­brance Day in Char­lot­te­town as var­i­ous lo­cal churches have been con­tacted by the Royal Cana­dian Le­gion to mark the 100th an­niver­sary of the ar­mistice on Nov. 11, 1918.

Bells will com­mence at 4:44 p.m., at the go­ing down of the sun.

Peace fi­nally ar­rived at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month 100 years ago, and the bells of re­mem­brance will rec­og­nize the loss to both those who served and civil­ians.

Al­lan McLeod of Prince Charles Drive will be among the bell ringers at the Kirk of St. James on Sun­day.

In 1945, he and a friend were at the Char­lot­te­town Driv­ing Park when he heard the bells.

“I’ll never for­get it, the bells ring­ing across the city and ev­ery­one look­ing around and (won­der­ing) what it meant,’’ McLeod said.

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