IN PHOTOS: Winnipeg remembers

Written by admin on 25/09/2019 Categories: 广州桑拿论坛

WINNIPEG —; Remembrance Day is a time when a photo can say more than words.

Here’s a look at some of the scenes in Winnipeg on Nov. 11, 2014.

Letters from the front penned by George and Charles Battershill during the First World War can be found at the Archives of Manitoba. George never returned home.

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George and Charles Battershill’s letters home from the First World War front are part of the Archives of Manitoba collection. George died in the war.

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The Field of Honour at Winnipeg’s Brookside Cemetery is the final resting place for 11,000 Canadian servicemen.

Brittany Greenslade / Global News

Flags line the edge of the grass at the Field of Honour at Brookside Cemetery in Winnipeg on Remembrance Day.

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Wreaths adorn the stage at the Remembrance Day service at the Winnipeg Convention Centre.

Talia Ricci / Global News

It was standing room only on Remembrance Day at the Winnipeg Convention Centre.

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Wreaths surround the First World War cenotaph at the St. Norbert Cemetery on Remembrance Day.

Gordon MacGregor Photography

People gather to remember the boys of Valour Road —; three won Victoria Crosses in the First World War —; and other veterans on Remembrance Day in Winnipeg.

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Stones glow in the light of the rising sun at the Field of Honour in Brookside Cemetery on Remembrance Day.

Brittany Greenslade / Global News

Canadian Forces members prepare for the Remembrance Day ceremony at the Winnipeg Convention Centre.

Talia Ricci / Global News

A monument at Brookside Cemetery in Winnipeg honours fallen soldiers.

Brittany Greenslade / Global News

A crowd gathers for the Remembrance Day service at the St. Norbert Cemetery in Winnipeg.

Gordon MacGregor Photography

The band plays at the Winnipeg Convention Centre Remembrance Day service.

Talia Ricci / Global News

The parade marches onto the stage during the Remembrance Day ceremony at the Winnipeg Convention Centre.

Talia Ricci / Global News

The crowd waits for the Remembrance Day ceremony to begin at the Winnipeg Convention Centre.

Talia Ricci / Global News

Flags fly at half-mast at Portage Avenue and Main Street in the early morning hours of Remembrance Day.

Lara Schroeder / Global News

The sun rises on Remembrance Day over the Field of Honour at Brookside Cemetery in Winnipeg, where 11,000 servicemen are interred.

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First World War letters from George and Charles Battershill to their family are on display at the Archives of Manitoba. George died in the war.

Lauren McNabb / Global News

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