Armistice Day, held on
11 November every year, commemorates the signing of
the armistice between the Allies and Germany at 11
am on 11 November 1918 - the eleventh hour of the
eleventh day of the eleventh month. Although
hostilities continued in some areas, the armistice
essentially brought an end to World War I. Maybole
remembered its war dead with two services last week.
On Thursday November 11 at 11am there was the
traditional two minutes silence during a service led
by Rev Arrick Wilkinson.
The first was on
Remembrance Sunday, November 10. The second was the
following day Monday November 11 at the Greenside at
11am. This service was attended by the Maybole
Branch of the Royal British Legion Scotland and
several other local organisations and all schools.
The service was led by Rev Brian Hendrie, Scott
Barrie played the lament and Alex Kelly recited
Binyon's Lines and the Kohima Epitaph. After the
service, wreaths and poppy crosses were laid.