Remembrance Day Ceremony - November 11, 2022

Date
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Type
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Location
Victoria Park

The 2022 London Remembrance Day Ceremony will be held at the London Cenotaph in Victoria Park on Friday, November 11 from 10:30 to 11:20 a.m. All are welcome to participate in the Ceremony as we gather to pay tribute to the courage and sacrifice of those who served and continue to serve our country during times of war, military conflict, and peace.

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Remembrance Day London 1

Schedule

Parade

  • 10:15 a.m.: Parade forms in front of the Delta London Armories
  • 10:30 a.m.: Parade begins at the Delta London Armories, marching west on Dundas Street and turning north on Wellington Street to London’s Cenotaph in Victoria Park

Ceremony at London’s Cenotaph

  • 10:45 a.m.: Salvation Army Jubilee Brass
  • 10:50 a.m.: Land Acknowledgement and Opening Remarks
  • 10:57 a.m.: National Anthem
  • 10:59 a.m.: Last Post
  • 11:00 a.m.:
    • Two Minutes of Silence 
    • Lament
    • Rouse
    • Act of Remembrance
    • Hymn – Abide With Me 
    • Invocation
    • In Flanders Fields
    • Laying of the Wreaths
    • Closing Remarks
    • Royal Anthem
    • Benediction and Blessing

Parade

  • 11:20 a.m.: Following the ceremony, the parade will march east on Dufferin Avenue, salute in front of City Hall and dismiss on Dufferin Avenue and Waterloo Street.

Those feeling unwell are encouraged to stay home and livestream the event on Rogers TV or CTV London’s website.

Temporary road closure

The following streets will be closed on Friday, November 11, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the Remembrance Day Ceremony:

  • Dufferin Avenue from Clarence Street to Waterloo Street
  • Wellington Street from Central Avenue to Queens Avenue

The following streets will be closed on Friday, November 11, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the Remembrance Day Parade:

  • Dundas Street from Waterloo Street to Wellington Street
  • Wellington Street from Dundas Street to Wolfe Street
  • Dufferin Avenue from Clarence Street to Waterloo Street
How can I show my support if I cannot attend this event?

There are a few different ways you can show your support during this year's Remembrance Day:

  • Watch London’s Remembrance Day Ceremony on Rogers TV or stream it CTV London’s website on Friday, November 11 starting at 10:45 a.m.
  • At 11 a.m. on November 11, stand outside your residence or business to publicly observe two minutes of silence.  
  • Wear a Poppy. Thank a Veteran. 
Remembrance Day Appointments

2022 appointments include:  

  • Reviewing Officer - Paul Hong, Lieutenant Commander CD
  • Parade Commander - Mark Van Den Bossche, Lieutenant Commander (retired) CD
  • Deputy Commander - Ian Haley, Lieutenant-Colonel (retired) CD
  • Parade Sergeant Major - Jerry Juraszko, Captain (retired) MMM CD
  • Veterans Guard Commander – Brian Harris, Lieutenant-Colonel (retired)
  • Master of Ceremony - Jim Swan
  • Chaplain – Bishop Nigel Shaw, Colonel, the RT Rev
  • Piper – Scotty Shaw, Pipe Major
  • Bugler - David Cunningham 
London Remembrance Day Steering Committee
  • RC Legion Committee Chairperson - Randy Warden, Sergeant (retired)
  • Secretary - Beth Sayler  
  • Treasurer - Gerry Treble, Lieutenant (retired)
  • Advisor - Nathan (Cody) Black, Navy, Lieutenant Commander, CD
  • Advisor - Richard Philips, Army, Lieutenant-Colonel (retired) CD
  • HMCS Prevost Representative - Amy Rooney, Coxswain, Chief Petty Officer 2nd class, CD
  • 31CBG Representative - Colin Jenkins, Chief Warrant Officer, CD
  • RCMP Representative - Robert Buller, Corporal
  • City of London Representative – Robin Armistead, Manager of Culture Services
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Remembrance Day London 2

The City of London is grateful for the efforts of those who have assisted in organizing the Remembrance Day ceremony, including the Royal Canadian Legion, the Canadian Forces HMCS Prevost and 31 Canadian Brigade Group, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the London Police Service, the London Fire Department, the Middlesex-London EMS, local Veterans and others.

Last modified:Tuesday, November 08, 2022