Remembrance Day 2011
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Remembrance Sunday in Maybole began with an ecumenical service in the Town Hall conducted by Rev Brian Hendrie. Also in attendance were Fr Philip Kitchen, Our Lady & St Cuthbert’s, and Rev Peter Neil, St Oswald’s.


During the first hymn, the flags of the local branch of the Royal British Legion Scotland were accepted from standard bearers Mark McEwan and Alex Gemmell .


Following the service, Maybole Pipe Band led the parade to the war memorial for the traditional two minute silence and a wreath laying service led by Fr Kitchen, chaplain to the local RBLS, Rev Neil and Rev Hendrie. Pipe Major Gavin Nicol played the lament and Alex Kelly recited Binyon’s Lines and the Kohima Epitaph.


Taking part in the parade and laying poppy wreaths were many local organisations including the local branch of the Royal British Legion Scotland; the Women’s Section of the branch; Lieutenant Commander Stephen Deeney and Lieutenant Commander Roger Stringer, representing current serving personnel; South Ayrshire Councillors Brian Connolly, Ann Galbraith and Mairi Low; Maybole Community Council; Families and Friends; Maybole Town Twinning Association; Maybole Community Association; Maybole Council of Churches; Army Cadets; BBs; Scouts, Cubs, and Beavers; Guides and Brownies; Carrick Academy; Masonic Lodges; Apprentice Boys of Derry; Carrick Round Table; and local emergency services.


After the service, the pipe band led the parade back to the Town Hall with the salute being taken at the golf course’s 9th tee.

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