Remembrance Day 2021 

Each year, we gather to remember all those who served our country during times of war, conflict and peace.

Western’s in-person and virtual Remembrance Day ceremony, hosted by the University Students’ Council, will take place in the McKellar room (UCC) at 10:45 a.m. to 11:40 a.m. with a pause for moment of silence at 11 a.m.

The ceremony will include musical performances, poetry, remembrance of the No. 2 Construction Battalion, artifacts, and remarks. All campus community members including students, employees and members of the public are invited to attend. Health screening and proof of vaccination will be required.

The ceremony will also be available virtually. The Zoom link is: 

This year is the centenary of the Royal Canadian Legion's poppy appeal. We can show our support by wearing a poppy on our lapel or supporting the poppy campaign.

Affiliate university college virtual ceremonies on November 11:


Huron will host a Remembrance Day ceremony November 11 at 1045hrs. A bugler will sound last post and reveille. A piper will play the lament.

The ceremony will be broadcast virtually at Students, staff and faculty are welcome to gather in the theatre of the New Academic Building to watch the virtual broadcast.


King’s annual Remembrance Day service will be held at 10:45 a.m.

This year’s ceremony will consist of a piper, bugler and the King’s Chamber Choir in a ceremony led by Fr. Paul Kim at the flagpoles in front of Wemple

First World War

A.V. Becher
J.C. Forsyth
D.G.K. Garrett
William Griffiths
T.R. Guilfoyle
L.F. Jamieson
E.F. Johnston
C.F. Jones
R.J. Kain
R.G.C. Kelly
H.A. Kingsmill
A.C. McCormack
Nursing Sister Agnes McDougall
A.E. McKay
J.R. Meredith
G.B. Patterson
Harold Payne
W.F.D. Smith
Private E. Spring
E.H. Stephenson
J.M. Young
Nursing Sister Anna Elizabeth Whitely

Second World War

J.M. Alexander
H.G. Anderson
A.D.G. Bell
N.H. Bier
G.S. Blake
W.L. Brown
J. Brunette
A.M. Burslem
B.A. Casey
E.M. Childs
G.K. Coates
J.W. Colburn
R.D. Crone
P.H. Cronyn
D.E. Derbyshire
H.A. Deviney
R.H. Douglas
H.D. Durrant
G.A. Eaton
L.A. Elliott
A.McD. Ferguson
W.L. Ferguson
F.L. Fisher
D.F. French
W.H. Fuller
J.E. Gaunt
A.U. Gilles
J.D. Gray
G.L. Hall
E.J. Hanley
W.J. Hartry
J.F. Harvey
D.G. Hilborn
L.C. Hillis
A.D. Hone
H.D. Hooper
J.B. Hunt
W.D. Irwin
S.W. Jones
W.D. Lawrence
A.O. Learmonth
J.G. Lee
P.O. Lee
H.F.L. Longworth
R.A. Luard
I. MacKenzie
K. MacLean
J.Y. Marshall
J.A.W. McKenzie
W.B. McManus
R.S. Morgan
E.G. Nelson
G.S. Oliphant
R.J. Painton
J.R. Paisley
J.G.L. Partridge
N.G. Pearce
H.C. Phillips
R.N. Pole
G.A. Ponsford
W.A. Reason
J.N. Richardson
W.A. Rider
F.V. Robinson
J.B. Ruston
S.A. Sanderson
W.J. Shapter
J.B. Smith
L.M. Spry
W.J. Stevenson
A. Stewart
D. Vail
S.L. Valeriote
E.G. Venus
H.A. Wills
R. Wilson
T.E. Woolley
C.A. Wright
F.C. Zurbrigg