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REMEMBRANCE DAY: Remembrance Day in Kamloops

The 2012 Remembrance Day ceremony in Kamloops will be held in Riverside Park on Sunday, Nov. 11, beginning at 10:30 a.m.

The ceremony will be held at the Veterans Memorial Cairn and will include the first wreath being laid by Silver Cross Mother Kathy Mitchell.

Mitchell’s son, Master-Cpl. Erin Doyle of Kamloops, was killed while serving in Afghanistan in August 2008.

In May, a ceremony was held to add Doyle’s name to the Kamloops Cenotaph on Battle Street.

Sunday’s ceremony will include mounting of the guard of honour; a service conducted by reverends Sandra and Tom Sugden; the singing of O Canada; the playing of the Last Post; two-minute silence at 11 a.m.; the playing of Lament; a fly-past by 410 Squadron of Cold Lake, Alta.; the playing of Reveille; and prayers.

The Remembrance Day Parade will then leave Riverside Park, go west on Lorne Street, south on First Avenue and east on Victoria Street, where it will end in the 400-block.

Veterans and parade participants will then retire to a variety of locations, including the Royal Canadian Legion at 425 Lansdowne St.

 

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