Remembrance Day 2022: Hundreds in Duncan gather to remember

The Remembrance Day service at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan drew hundreds to pay their respects. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
The Remembrance Day service at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan drew hundreds to pay their respects. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
The Remembrance Day service at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan drew hundreds to pay their respects. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
The Remembrance Day service at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan drew hundreds to pay their respects. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
The Remembrance Day service at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan drew hundreds to pay their respects. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
The Remembrance Day service at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan drew hundreds to pay their respects. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
The Remembrance Day service at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan drew hundreds to pay their respects. Adam Clutchy lays a wreath on behalf of schools. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
The Remembrance Day service at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan drew hundreds to pay their respects. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
The colour party marches. The Remembrance Day service at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan drew hundreds to pay their respects. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
The Remembrance Day service at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan drew hundreds to pay their respects. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
The Remembrance Day service at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan drew hundreds to pay their respects. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
The Remembrance Day service at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan drew hundreds to pay their respects. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
The Remembrance Day service at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan drew hundreds to pay their respects. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
The Remembrance Day service at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan drew hundreds to pay their respects. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
Piper David Hjalmarson. The Remembrance Day service at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan drew hundreds to pay their respects. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
Padre Rev. Greg Sumner speaks. The Remembrance Day service at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan drew hundreds to pay their respects. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
The Remembrance Day service at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan drew hundreds to pay their respects. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
99-year-old veteran George Brewster recites 'In Flanders Fields'. The Remembrance Day service at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan drew hundreds to pay their respects. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
The Remembrance Day service at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan drew hundreds to pay their respects. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
The Remembrance Day service at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan drew hundreds to pay their respects. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
The Remembrance Day service at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan drew hundreds to pay their respects. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
The Remembrance Day service at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan drew hundreds to pay their respects. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)

The Remembrance Day service at Charles Hoey Park in downtown Duncan drew hundreds to pay their respects. People spilled out from the park onto the roadways to witness the service.

Lead by emcee Tim Spencer, the event was a sober reminder of those who fought for the freedoms enjoyed today.

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