Battles of the Somme and Beaumont Hamel Commemorative Ceremony

Battles of the Somme and Beaumont Hamel Commemorative Ceremony

Date
Sunday, Jul 01, 2018 8:00AM - 9:00AM
Location
National War Memorial, Wellington and Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON
Description

The Newfoundland and Labrador community of Ottawa invites everyone in the National Capital Region to attend this annual ceremony to commemorate the members of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment who fought at Beaumont-Hamel, France, in 1916. A wreath laying ceremony will be conducted.

Sunday, July 1, 2018 at 8 a.m.

Location: National War Memorial (Cenotaph)
Wellington and Elgin Street, Ottawa

Order of Ceremony

  • Arrival of Official Party
  • Musical tribute to the Royal Newfoundland Regiment
  • Opening Remarks
  • God Save The Queen - Led by Atlantic Voices: The NL Choir of Ottawa
  • Last Post / Silence / Rouse / Lament
  • Act of Remembrance
  • Commitment to Remember
  • Song for Peace - by Allister MacGilliveray, Performed by Atlantic Voices: The NL Choir of Ottawa
  • Prayers
  • Wreath Laying
  • Only One Tree
  • Ode to Newfoundland
  • O Canada

End of formal ceremony

Ceremony will go ahead, rain or shine. Please plan to arrive at least 10 minutes before the official start.

For further information, please contact Greg Burt gregory.burt@outlook.com

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Canada remembers the 102nd Anniversary of the Battles of the Somme and Beaumont Hamel at the National War Memorial in Ottawa.

National War Memorial, Wellington and Elgin Street, Ottawa, ONMM/DD/YYYY

Contact

Alumni Engagement

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000