Remembrance Day 2020, Wreaths
–Photos and write-up from Gregory Varano, Sooke Photojournalist
Some coverage of the Remembrance Day Ceremony held today at The Royal Legion 54 in Sooke BC. It was a small gathering of the Legion committee that held the 2020 ceremony on the Legion’s war memorial.
Legion members were encouraged to stay home this year and the smaller gathering of general public was stationed off the legion grounds.
Legion President Richard Steele was the Keynote speaker. Mayor Tait was not present.
The images attached illustrate the intimacy of today’s event.
Bugle being played during two minutes of silence.
Centuries Leaving Grounds.
Flag Bearers leave Grounds.
Lead Flag Bearer lowers flag during two minutes silence.
Legion 54 President Salutes those fallen and those who survived.
Legion Secratary Merre Fulton singing the Canadian National Anthem.
District of Sooke Wreath Placed
Government Of Canada Wreath Being Placed
Provincial Gov Wreath Placed
Victory in Europe Wreath Placed
Rememberance Day Ceremony at Sooke Royal Region 54
A small public gathering with taped off grounds
Wreath about to be placed.
Legion Pres Richard Steele at podium giving closing remarks.