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Remembrance Day Ceremony at National War Memorial draws thousands

Published on Nov 11, 2017 12:30 pm
Tens of thousands of people filled the grounds and streets around the National War Memorial, to remember and thank those who have given their lives in the military service of their country.
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Remembrance Day 2017

Each year the Royal Canadian Legion US Zone, Branch #25 representing the San Francisco Bay area, observes Remembrance Day at Liberty Cemetery in Petaluma, CA. The 2017 ceremony began around 10:30am and lasted approximately 30 minutes.  As always, our U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps (USNSCC) Arkansas Division partners participated (and we thank them for their continued support).

This year, we were also fortunate enough to have Rana Sarkar, Consul General of Canada in San Francisco, attend to represent the Government of Canada.

Below are some pictures from the event.

Reminder: Remembrance Day Ceremonies – Liberty Cemetery, Petaluma

Please note that one month from today the Royal Canadian Legion US Zone, Branch #25, representing the San Francisco Bay Area, will be organizing formal Remembrance Day ceremonies each year that are open to the public.

Each Remembrance Day is observed at Liberty Cemetery in Petaluma, CA.

10:30am – Ceremonies begin

11:30am – Break for lunch (which is on one’s own)

1:00pm – Small parade from the park in downtown Petaluma, organized by the municipality (information about the parade can be found at http://www.petalumaveteransparade.com/), the Legionnaires will march in this parade.