PHOTOS: Remembrance Day 2015 at the Stittsville cenotaph

Veteran Lonnie Burse at the Remembrance Day Ceremony at the Stittsville Cenotaph. Photo by Barry Gray.

A colour party and the Arnprior MacNab pipe band led veterans in a parade down Main Street for a Remembrance Day ceremony at the cenotaph in front of Johnny Leroux Arena.  All photos by Barry Gray.

STITTSVILLE, ON. November 11 2015. Colour Party followed by Arnprior Pipe band lead the vetrans from the Legion down Main Street to the Cenetoph. (Barry Gray / StittsvilleCentral)
Marching down Stittsville Main Street
STITTSVILLE, ON. November 11, 2015. Colour arrives at Cenoteph. (Barry Gray/ StittsvilleCentral)
Colour party arrives at Cenotaph, led by WO Mike Steffin.
STITTSVILLE, ON. November 11, 2015. Arnprior Pipe Band leads the vetrans into the Cenetoph. (Barry Gray/StittsvilleCentral)
The Arnprior MacNab Pipe Band leads the veterans to the cenotaph.
STITTSVILLE, ON. November 11, 2015. Vetrans arriving at the Cenetoph. (Barry Gray /StittsvilleCentral)
Parade commander Cpt (Ret’d) Bob Steadman leads veterans arriving at the ceremony.

STITTSVILLE, ON. November 11, 2015. Members of the Arnprior Pipe Band. (Barry Gray /StittsvilleCentral)

STITTSVILLE, ON. November 11, 2015. Colour Party and the Arnprior Pipe band arrive at the Cenetoph. (Barry Gray / StittsvilleCentral)
Colour party arrives at cenotaph, led by WO Mike Steffin.

STITTSVILLE, ON. November 11 2015. Wreaths placed at the Cenetoph. (Barry Gray / StittsvilleCentral)

STITTSVILLE, ON. November 11 2015. Stittsville vetran Ron Currie. (Barry Gray / StittsvilleCentral)
Stittsville Legion past president Major (Ret’d) Ron Currie. He was the master of ceremonies.

STITTSVILLE, ON. November 11 2015. Wreaths at the Cenetoph. (Barry Gray / StittsvilleCentral)

STITTSVILLE, ON. November 11 2015. Wreaths at the Cenetoph. (Barry Gray / StittsvilleCentral)

STITTSVILLE, ON. November 11 2015. Stittsville Legion member Johnny Leroux accompanies MP Pierre Polilievre as he lays a wreath at the Cenetoph. (Barry Gray / StittsvilleCentral)
Korean War veteran and longtime Stittsville Legion member Johnny Leroux escorts MP Pierre Poilievre as he lays a wreath.
STITTSVILLE, ON, November 11, 2015. .City Councillor Shad Qardi prepares to lay a wreath. (Barry Gray /StittsvilleCentral)
City Councillor Shad Qadri prepares a wreath as he’s escorted by Stittsville Legion member Lonnie Burse.
STITTSVILLE, ON, November 11, 2015. Sittsville cubs watch as wreaths are being laid at the Cenetoph. (Barry Gray /StittsvilleCentral)
Sittsville cubs watch as wreaths are being laid.
STITTSVILLE, ON, November 11, 2015. Stittsville Legion member salutes at the Cenetoph. (Barry Gray /StittsvilleCentral)
Veteran Lonnie Burse
STITTSVILLE, ON, November 11, 2015. Stittsville Legion member Johnny Leroux lays a wreath at the Cenetoph. (Barry Gray /StittsvilleCentral)
Stittsville Legion member Johnny Leroux lays a wreath at the cenetaph.
STITTSVILLE, ON. November 11, 2015. Stittsville’s Silver Cross parents Claire and Richard Leger, prepare to lay a wreath with their grand daughter Samantha MacDonald. (Barry Gray/ StittsvilleCentral)
Stittsville’s Silver Cross parents Claire and Richard Leger, prepare to lay a wreath with their granddaughter Samantha MacDonald.

STITTSVILLE, ON. November 11, 2015. Stittsville’s Silver Cross parents Claire and Richard Leger, prepare to lay a wreath with their grand daughter Samantha MacDonald. (Barry Gray/ StittsvilleCentral)

STITTSVILLE, ON. November 11, 2015. Vetrans placing wreaths at the Cenetoph. (Barry Gray/ StittsvilleCentral)
Jane Louks (left), president of the Richmond Legion.  Edna Monahan from the Richmond Legion Ladies Auxiliary (middle) and Judy Campbell (right) president of Stittsville Legion Ladies Auxiliary.
STITTSVILLE, ON. November 11, 2015. Residents watching during the ceremonies. (Barry Gray/ StittsvilleCentral)
Residents watch during the ceremonies.

STITTSVILLE, ON. November 11, 2015. Overall view of the Cenetoph during the ceremoneis. (Barry Gray/ StittsvilleCentral)

STITTSVILLE, ON. November 11, 2015. Air Cadet Patrick Philipson plays Last Post. (Barry Gray/ StittsvilleCentral)
706 Snowy Owls Royal Canadian Air Cadet Flight Sergeant Patrick Philipson plays the Last Post, with piper Jordan McConnell.  McConnell’s grandfather was a Korean War veteran.
STITTSVILLE, ON. November 11, 2015. Vetran Ron Currie during Last Post. (Barry Gray/ StittsvilleCentral)
Veteran Ron Currie during the Last Post.
STITTSVILLE, ON. November 11, 2015. Vetrans standing as Last Post is played. (Barry Gray/ StittsvilleCentral)
Ladies Auxiliary Zone Commander Pat Warford and Korean War Veteran Johnny Leroux stand as the Last Post is played.
STITTSVILLE, ON. November 11, 2015. Sacred Heart choir. (Barry Gray/ StittsvilleCentral)
The Sacred Heart school choir had over 100 singers at the ceremony. Teacher Theresa Clarke is on conducting on piano.
A veteran and his daughter take a moment to salute after the ceremonies have concluded.
A veteran and his daughter take a moment to salute after the ceremonies have concluded.
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2 thoughts on “PHOTOS: Remembrance Day 2015 at the Stittsville cenotaph”

  1. Lovely photos of a wonderful parade of Remembrance. It was great to see the turnout of both onlookers as well as Veterans and current members of the CF. I was encouraged to see the youth that were engaged in the Parade such as the Scouts group and the Cadets.

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