Past Event - Remembrance Day ceremony 2021

Chelsea Pioneer Cemetery and Cenotaph, Chelsea, Quebec - November 11, 2021

The Gatineau Valley Historical Society held its 2021 Remembrance Day ceremony at the Pioneer Cemetery and Cenotaph in Chelsea. Thanks to the Canadian Forces Health Services, Ottawa, the RCR 1st Battalion Foxtrot Co. from Petawawa, the RCR Veteran's Association of Ottawa and other military who participated. This day was yours. We honour your service and commitment as well as the many who came before you and were here with us today in spirit. Lest we forget. Nous nous souviendrons d'eux.

Video of Soldier Down (Gillean-Brady/Tamblyn) performed by Ian Tamblyn and Leanore Rusu. (43 seconds)
Remembrance Day Ceremony November 11, 2021 at the Pioneer Cemetery and Cenotaph in Chelsea QC. Respects paid to Private Richard Rowland Thompson, the only Canadian recipient of Queen Victoria's hand knitted scarf for acts of bravery in the South African War. (10 minutes)

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