Armistice Day

Published on Friday, 14 November 2014, 12:20 p.m. Print Article

From the Timaru Herald, The sacrifice of more than 1350 South Canterbury men and women who fought in World War I was recognised on Armistice Day yesterday.

At 11am South Canterbury, along with the rest of the nation, stood still for two minutes to commemorate soldiers who lost their lives in World War I.

The St Andrews Armistice Day commemorations were organised by the St Andrew's White Crosses working group.

The ceremony saw approximately 40 people in attendance along with children from the St Andrews Primary School. There was a roll call along with placing of wreaths.