Photos: Remembrance Day in Keremeos

A couple hundred people made their way out despite the snow and cold to honour Remembrance Day in Keremeos. (Brennan Phillips - Keremeos Review)
(Brennan Phillips - Keremeos Review)
Second World War and Korean War Veteran Tony Elliott with the wreath for the Korean War veterans.  (Brennan Phillips - Keremeos Review)
(Brennan Phillips - Keremeos Review)
The RCMP led off the parade to the Cenotaph for Keremeos' Remembrance Day Ceremony.  (Brennan Phillips - Keremeos Review)
The RCMP led off the parade to the Cenotaph for Keremeos' Remembrance Day Ceremony.  (Brennan Phillips - Keremeos Review)
The RCMP led off the parade to the Cenotaph for Keremeos' Remembrance Day Ceremony.  (Brennan Phillips - Keremeos Review)

Several hundred people braved the cold to participate in the Remembrance Day ceremony in Keremeos.

Members of the local RCMP led the parade — which included the local branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, cadets, BC Ambulance Service and fire department — down Veterans Avenue before making their way along a path cleared of snow through Memorial Park to the Cenotaph.

There, they were surrounded by at least two hundred people from Keremeos and areas nearby. This year’s ceremony marked a welcome return of the public after two years of COVID-19 limitations.

Among those who paid their respects during the ceremony was Second World War and Korean War veteran Tony Elliott, who laid the wreath in honour of Korean War veterans.

Joining the British Marines, he was one of five crew responsible for a troop carrier that landed at Normandy on D-Day.

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