CER­E­MONIES ACROSS AREA

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The Re­mem­brance Day

■ cer­e­mony in Wind­sor will be held at 11 a.m. Sun­day at the ceno­taph near city hall. The Wind­sor Po­lice Pipe Band will leave Dieppe Park and march to the ceno­taph be­gin­ning at 10:30 a.m.

The Univer­sity of Wind­sor

■ will join 18 other Cana­dian uni­ver­si­ties and col­leges to dis­play “The World Re­mem­bers,” which projects the names of those killed in the war and an in­ter­na­tional col­lec­tion of First World War pho­to­graphs. The simul­cast feed will be shown Sun­day at the School of Creative Arts Ar­mouries from noon to 4 p.m.

Kevin Bunt, a mem­ber

■ of the Wind­sor Po­lice Pipe Band, said he’ll be play­ing When the Bat­tle’s Over at 6 a.m. at the First World War memo­rial in Op­ti­mist Memo­rial Park on Ypres Av­enue Sun­day. The Bat­tle’s Over Trib­ute is ex­pected to be held around the world, in­clud­ing in the United King­dom, Ire­land, Aus­tralia, Canada, the United States, Ger­many, France and Bel­gium. Par­lia­ment Hill and com­mu­ni­ties

■ across Canada are ex­pected to mark the 100th an­niver­sary of the end of the First World War with the ring­ing of 100 bells at sun­set Sun­day.

For more in­for­ma­tion on

Re­mem­brance Day ser­vices across Es­sex County and other events, in­clud­ing free ad­mis­sion to the Chim­czuk Mu­seum, Sun­day vis­itwind­sores­sex.com/event/wind­sor-es­sex-re­mem­branceday-guide-2018. Re­mem­brance Day was

■ first called Ar­mistice Day. Ar­mistice Day was linked with Thanks­giv­ing in the 1920s but that was prob­lem­atic for Cana­dian vet­er­ans. In 1931, the fed­eral gov­ern­ment turned Ar­mistice Day into Re­mem­brance Day that was to be held Nov. 11.

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