The Colour Guard leads the parade along Canada Avenue to Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Charles Hoey Park cenotaph on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

The Colour Guard leads the parade along Canada Avenue to Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Charles Hoey Park cenotaph on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Charles Hoey Park packed for Remembrance Day

101st anniversary of Armistice marked in downtown Duncan

The Colour Guard leads the parade along Canada Avenue to Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Charles Hoey Park cenotaph on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

A piper plays during Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Duncan cenotaph on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Air Force veteran George Brewster recites poems, including ‘In Flanders Fields’ during Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Duncan cenotaph on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Tim Spencer reads a story by Cowichan Valley historian T.W. Paterson about 17-year-old WWI casualty Douglas Hodding during Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Duncan cenotaph on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan-Malahat-Langford MP Alistair MacGregor and his daughters lay a wreath at the cenotaph during Remembrance Day ceremonies at Charles Hoey Park on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Legion members lay a wreath at the cenotaph during Remembrance Day ceremonies at Charles Hoey Park on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Chanchal Singh Thiara, president of the Duncan Sikh Temple, places a wreath at the cenotaph during Remembrance Day ceremonies at Charles Hoey Park on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Hazura Sangha, a veteran of the Indian army and longtime Duncan resident, salutes after laying a wreath at the Charles Hoey Park cenotaph during Remembrance Day ceremonies in Duncan on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Michael Schuster, five, and his grandmother Jenny Jarvis, leave a poppy at the cenotaph at the end of Remembrance Day ceremonies in Duncan on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

The Colour Guard leads the parade along Canada Avenue to Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Charles Hoey Park cenotaph on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

BY KEVIN ROTHBAUER

101st anniversary of Armistice marked in downtown Duncan

 

A piper plays during Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Duncan cenotaph on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

A piper plays during Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Duncan cenotaph on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Air Force veteran George Brewster recites poems, including ‘In Flanders Fields’ during Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Duncan cenotaph on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Air Force veteran George Brewster recites poems, including ‘In Flanders Fields’ during Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Duncan cenotaph on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Tim Spencer reads a story by Cowichan Valley historian T.W. Paterson about 17-year-old WWI casualty Douglas Hodding during Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Duncan cenotaph on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Tim Spencer reads a story by Cowichan Valley historian T.W. Paterson about 17-year-old WWI casualty Douglas Hodding during Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Duncan cenotaph on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan-Malahat-Langford MP Alistair MacGregor and his daughters lay a wreath at the cenotaph during Remembrance Day ceremonies at Charles Hoey Park on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan-Malahat-Langford MP Alistair MacGregor and his daughters lay a wreath at the cenotaph during Remembrance Day ceremonies at Charles Hoey Park on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Legion members lay a wreath at the cenotaph during Remembrance Day ceremonies at Charles Hoey Park on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Legion members lay a wreath at the cenotaph during Remembrance Day ceremonies at Charles Hoey Park on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Chanchal Singh Thiara, president of the Duncan Sikh Temple, places a wreath at the cenotaph during Remembrance Day ceremonies at Charles Hoey Park on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Chanchal Singh Thiara, president of the Duncan Sikh Temple, places a wreath at the cenotaph during Remembrance Day ceremonies at Charles Hoey Park on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Hazura Sangha, a veteran of the Indian army and longtime Duncan resident, salutes after laying a wreath at the Charles Hoey Park cenotaph during Remembrance Day ceremonies in Duncan on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Hazura Sangha, a veteran of the Indian army and longtime Duncan resident, salutes after laying a wreath at the Charles Hoey Park cenotaph during Remembrance Day ceremonies in Duncan on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Michael Schuster, five, and his grandmother Jenny Jarvis, leave a poppy at the cenotaph at the end of Remembrance Day ceremonies in Duncan on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Michael Schuster, five, and his grandmother Jenny Jarvis, leave a poppy at the cenotaph at the end of Remembrance Day ceremonies in Duncan on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)