Remembrance Sunday Southampton; Sunday, November eleventh was a tempestuous, blanketed day however that didn’t hinder huge groups from turning out to see the unique 100th Anniversary service in Southampton.
One hundred warriors of ‘C’ Company from Canadian Forces Base (4CDTC) in Meaford, ON implied the a long time since the marking of the World War I Armistice, Treaty of Versailles, and they came to pay tribute to the troopers who volunteered from Bruce County to battle in the Great War that should end all wars.
Prior in the day, a portion of the warriors re-sanctioned a photograph taken in 1916 when youngsters from Bruce County enrolled at the Southampton Town Hall.
Similarly as the wreath laying function started, a snow streamer cleared in crosswise over Lake Huron.
The soldiers participated in the wreath laying function and, at that point, later toward the evening they walked down High Street once more, lead by the McLaren Pipes and Drums from Wiarton and the Southampton Royal Canadian Legion Color Party. They ceased at the Southampton Town Hall where the Town Hall clock ring struck multiple times joining different Bells of Peace crosswise over Canada.
The McLaren Pipes and Drums from Wiarton played the moving Amazing Grace and afterward they proceeded down High Street pursued by the Legion Color Party, Saugeen Shores Police and Fire Services, dignitaries and Canadian Armed Forces ‘C’ Squadron and Saugeen Shores Air Cadets for an uncommon dusk function at Southampton’s goliath banner on the shore of Lake Huron.
Southampton Legion President, John Willetts, clarified that the recreation center at the foot of High Street was known as Dominion Lookout and, when the troopers did battle it was for the Dominion of Canada. On Sunday, November eleventh, the recreation center was re-devoted, Dominion Park.
“World War I was the introduction of the country, and the valor in fight and forfeits made at home and in obligation offered Canada the privilege to hint our first global understanding,” said Willetts. “I can’t think about a progressively proper archive to sign as a nation separate from Britain than the Treaty of Versailles. Our mark on that record lead to our situation on the League of Nations that eventually turned into the United Nations.”