Memorial Day observed on the Burin Peninsula
Clem Lambe, with the Royal Canada Legion Branch 29 Burin, read the Act of Remembrance during a Memorial Day service held in Burin on Sunday, July 1. CPO2 Donovan Snook and MS Theodore Downey of RCSCC 71 Atlantic, with assistance from RCMP Const. Gilbert Hiscock, performed the flag raising ceremony for Memorial Day on July 1.
A few children took part in the Memorial Day ceremonies. With grandmother Doris Osmond, Abigail Snook hooked the wreath on her arm that she presented in honour of her great-grandfather Ellison Stoyles who served in the Merchant Navy during the Second...
Jeff Brushett, son of the late George Brushett, laid a wreath in memory of his father who passed away earlier this year. He was joined by his daughter Hannah Frances Brushett.
Marystown Mayor Sam Synard represented the people of his community during the wreath laying ceremony on July 1.