11 November – 100 YEARS TO THE DAY OF THE SIGNING OF THE ARMISTICE.

published by admin on the 13, Nov, 2018

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SERVICE OF REMEMBRANCE 100 YEARS TO THE DAY OF THE SIGNING OF THE ARMISTICE.
WHEN THE GUNS FINALLY FELL SILENT AT THE END OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

THE SOUTH AFRICAN LEGION IS HONORED TO PRESENT THIS HISTORIC COMMEMORATION SERVICE ON BEHALF OF THE MAYOR OF ETHEKWINI AND THE CITY OF DURBAN JOINING AN INTERNATIONAL COMMUNION OF 30 COUNTRIES WHICH LOST OVER 15 MILLION HUMAN LIVES.

Gathering at Durban Cenotaph for the City’s annual Civic Service of Remembrance where wreaths were laid by foreign consuls, military and veteran organisations. As a particular mark of respect, the SANDF provided a ceremonial company which included a military band on parade while the guns of Natal Field Artillery fired a salute to the fallen during the parade.

THE BELGIUM CONSULATE AND THE BELGIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN DURBAN UNITED TO PAY TRIBUTE TO THOSE WHO MADE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE FOR OUR FREEDOM.

H.CONSUL OF BELGIUM ALAIN GRINGOIRE LAYS A WREATH FOR THE BELGIAN AND ALL FALLEN SOLDIERS OF THE GREAT WAR.

 

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