Remembrance Day Ceremonies & Lunch :: Statutory Holidays in BC
AT THE FLAGPOLE
1045 Members and Guests assemble in the vicinity of the Flag pole.
1055 The Reverend Edwin Taylor makes the Opening Prayer.
1100 Gordon Wilkinson - Eleven Hundred
Honorary Commodore - Make it so
Gordon Wilkinson - Strikes six bells
Honorary Commodore - Sound the Still
Trumpeter Peter Tang - Sounds the Still
Honorary Commodore - Sound the Last Post
Trumpeter Peter Tang - Sounds the Last Post
Junior Commodore & Juniors - Ensign is half-masted in conjunction
Honorary Commodore - Ladies and Gentlemen, please observe two minutes of silence
Honorary Commodore - Sound the Reveille
Trumpeter Peter Tang - Sounds the Reveille
Commodore lays RVYC Wreath - accompanied by piper (Flowers in the Forest)
The names of the fallen are read out
Gordon Wilkinson - Strikes one bell after each name is called
Reverend Taylor - Concluding prayer and blessing
Commodore - Closing Remarks
Honorary Commodore - Thank you
The restaurant will be open at 11:30 am and an a la carte lunch menu will be available immediately following the ceremony. Reservations recommended.