Thousands gathered across Surrey on Friday (Nov. 11) for Remembrance day ceremonies.
Remembrance day ceremonies took place in person at six different locations across the city.
“Each year Surrey residents come together to remember and honour the courage and sacrifice of Canadians who have served and continue to serve our country,” said Mayor Brenda Locke.
Events were held at Veteran’s Square at 17610 56A Ave., Surrey Centre Cemetery at 16671 Old McLellan Road, Whalley Cenotaph at 10767 King George Blvd. and at the Royal Canadian Legion Crescent Branch at 2643 128 St.
Port Kells Community Hall (18918 88 Ave.) and Newton Seniors Centre (13775 70 Ave.) will hosted Remembrance Day events.
Here are some of the photos and videos people took at Remembrance Day ceremonies in Surrey on Friday.
REMEMBRANCE DAY CEREMONY AT WHALLEY LEGION
Laying a Surrey Board of Trade wreath. Proud to be an Honorary Captain of the Royal Canadian Navy @RoyalCanNavy @Comd_RCN @AnitaAnandMP @SBofT @SurreyNowLeader @LvvProject @redfmvancouver @CKNW @cbcnewsbc @CTVVancouver @PeaceArchNews pic.twitter.com/2IZa6JKinv
— Anita Huberman (@anitahuberman) November 11, 2022
— Paul Orazietti (@Paradeguy) November 11, 2022
More pictures of our amazing #GreenTeam supporting #RemembranceDay! They are pleased to be part of this important day. #LestWeForget @TransitPolice @SurreyRCMP @surreyps @CityofSurrey @Local1271 pic.twitter.com/UFVmwGTkLT
— Surrey Crime Prevention Society (@PreventCrimes) November 11, 2022
Today, I joined the Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Whalley legion to remember and honour the sacrifices made by those who served on the battlefield. We thank you for your service, sacrifice and bravery.#LestWeForget #RemembranceDay pic.twitter.com/IaYYlYzMJk
— Jagrup Brar (@JagrupBrar1) November 11, 2022
Remembrance Day ceremonies in Cloverdale British Columbia. Huge crowds, as always. Hot chocolate in the #MuseumofSurrey afterwards is traditional. #Letsweforget #RemembranceDay pic.twitter.com/pqCsDG9NFX
— Ursula Maxwell Travels (@YouTravel) November 12, 2022
-With files from Tom Zillich