Ceremony At Borden-Carleton Legion To Commemorate Queen Elizabeth II

September 21, 2022. On September 19, 2022 a wreath laying ceremony to commemorate the late Queen Elizabeth II was held by the Cenotaph outside the Borden-Carleton Legion. 

CIMG5828 Sep 19 2022 Legion Commemoration for QEII

Members of the Borden-Carleton Legion lined up before the ceremony began. (Photo credit: Daria Valkenburg)

CIMG5832 Sep 19 2022 Legion Commemoration for QEII Flag lowered during Last Post

Arthur Ranahan lowers flag for the Last Post. (Photo credit: Daria Valkenburg)

CIMG5833 Sep 19 2022 Legion Commemoration for QEII wreath

Wreath carried by Pieter Valkenburg to be laid by Mario Henry. (Photo credit: Daria Valkenburg)

CIMG5837 Sep 19 2022 Legion Commemoration for QEII Poppy placed on wreath

Poppies worn by participants were placed on the wreath. (Photo credit: Daria Valkenburg)

CIMG5839 Sep 19 2022 Legion Commemoration for QEII Poppies placed on wreath

Following the ceremony, poppies placed on the wreath by all in attendance. (Photo credit: Daria Valkenburg)

Like so many, I watched the funeral coverage for the late Queen Elizabeth II.  However, I did interrupt the TV viewing to attend the act of remembrance at the Legion with Pieter.

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