Vimy Ridge anniversary service At City Hall

Posted Apr 7th, 2017 in Municipal, st. catharines

Vimy Ridge anniversary service At City Hall

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April 9 marks the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, a key battle during the First World War considered to be a Canadian triumph for the allies.


Join veterans and members from Royal Canadian Legion Branch 24 as they recognize the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge during a wreath-laying ceremony at City Hall on Saturday, April 8.

April 9 marks the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, a key battle during the First World War considered to be a Canadian triumph for the allies. Everyone is welcome to attend the service at the front lawn of City Hall. Veterans will lay wreaths at the Honour Rolls, the Watson Memorial and Royal Canadian Legion Branch 24 Cenotaph, and the Last Post will sound. The wreath laying begins at 10:15 a.m.

Veterans and Legion members will then begin their march through downtown streets to the cenotaph at Memorial Park for a memorial service commemorating the anniversary. The procession will leave City Hall at 10:30 a.m. and go west on Church Street, and continue south on Ontario Street and west on St. Paul Street West to the cenotaph.

Visit www.stcatharines.ca/VimyRidge  for more information.

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  • Thanks Debi. I follow Connecting Niagara on Twitter and Facebook as well. It's nice to have a site that promotes local events and organizations. We appreciate the support and promotion of our event.
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