Small ceremony marks Remembrance Day in Duncan

Wreaths surround the cenotaph at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan following the Remembrance Day ceremony on Nov. 11. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)Wreaths surround the cenotaph at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan following the Remembrance Day ceremony on Nov. 11. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
A cadet salutes during the Remembrance Day ceremony on Nov. 11 at the cenotaph at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)A cadet salutes during the Remembrance Day ceremony on Nov. 11 at the cenotaph at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
A cadet stands at attention at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan during the Remembrance Day ceremony on Nov. 11. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)A cadet stands at attention at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan during the Remembrance Day ceremony on Nov. 11. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
There was a small gathering at the cenotaph at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan during the Remembrance Day ceremony on Nov. 11. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)There was a small gathering at the cenotaph at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan during the Remembrance Day ceremony on Nov. 11. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
It was a small gathering on Nov. 11 at the Remembrance Day ceremonies at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)It was a small gathering on Nov. 11 at the Remembrance Day ceremonies at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

There was a small gathering at Charles Hoey Park Wednesday morning, Nov. 11, for a Remembrance Day ceremony.

With COVID-19 precautions urged by organizers, the majority stayed home to pay their respects, instead of flooding the cenotaph at the downtown Duncan park as in years past.

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