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Marine Institute holds Remembrance ceremony

Seven-year-old Grace Butler of St. John’s, a student at MacDonald Drive elementary school, places her poppy in the Marine Institute wreath following the ceremony at the Merchant Naval Memorial Friday. Her great-great-grandfather Gideon Sansome was a member of the Merchant Marines.  
- Photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram
Grace Butler of St. John’s places a poppy following the ceremony at the Merchant Naval Memorial Friday. Her great-great-grandfather Gideon Sansome was a member of the Merchant Marines. - Photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram

Students, staff and various dignitaries and officials attended the annual Remembrance Day ceremony held at the Memorial University Marine Institute campuss Merchant Navy Memorial on Ridge Road in St. John’s Friday morning.

 

HMCS Cabot naval reserve unit member Lt. Tim Woodworth, reflects after he placed a wreath at the ceremony. At left is fellow HMCS Cabot member L/S Megan Benoit, who was wreath bearer.  — Photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram
HMCS Cabot naval reserve unit member Lt. Tim Woodworth, reflects after he placed a wreath at the ceremony. At left is fellow HMCS Cabot member L/S Megan Benoit, who was wreath bearer. — Photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram

 

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