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Remembrance Day events cancelled in Grand Cayman

Cayman’s annual Remembrance Sunday parade and ceremony in Grand Cayman has been cancelled, the Protocol Office announced Friday evening.

Quiet reflection replaces parades for VE Day commemoration

Veterans in Cayman will quietly mark a momentous milestone on Friday – the 75th anniversary of the victory of allied forces in Europe that ushered in the beginning of the end of the Second World War.

Edna Moyle Primary School wins veterans award

North Side’s Edna Moyle Primary School has won the Cayman Islands Veterans Association mahogany shield.

Rain adds to pensive memorial to veterans

A crowd of several hundred, including the uniformed brigades from the police service, Cadet Corps and other organisations, marked the 100th anniversary of the annual memorial that honours those who lost their lives in military conflicts.

St. Ignatius students mark Remembrance Day

Students at St. Ignatius Catholic School marked Remembrance Day on Thursday.

Governor pinned with first poppy

Members of the Cayman Islands Veterans Association presented Governor Martyn Roper with the first Remembrance Day poppy of the year at the Government Administration...

Veterans’ poppies to hit the streets

The annual Poppy Appeal fundraiser for local veterans gets under way in earnest this weekend.

Veterans reward students for learning about heritage

Government primary schools are being awarded a mahogany shield by the Cayman Islands Veterans Association for learning about the island’s heritage and history.

Parting message from Governor Helen Kilpatrick

It is with great sadness that I leave the Cayman Islands. From the moment I arrived in September 2013 – on the Honorable Premier’s birthday no less – I have felt welcome and happy here.

St. Ignatius remembers veterans’ sacrifices

More than four hundred St. Ignatius students attended a Remembrance Day ceremony in the school’s courtyard on Friday, which included the laying of a memorial wreath and many moving tributes to those who made the ultimate sacrifice in war.

Poppy pinning kicks off fundraising drive for veterans

“Veterans, attention!” Cayman Islands Veterans Association President Andrew McLaughlin said as Governor Helen Kilpatrick walked into the lobby of the Government Administration Building on Tuesday morning.

Veterans ask: Who’s receiving ‘veterans’ payments?

Government may have been paying out millions of dollars over the past decade in veterans’ stipends without verifying that the recipients ever served in the armed forces anywhere in the world.

Students learn about war, health at special presentations

Youngsters at Sir John A. Cumber Primary School recently had the chance to meet two veterans at a special assembly held in recognition of Remembrance Day and Veterans’ Day. At the event held on Tuesday, students heard from Captain Dale Banks, a retired member of the United States Air Force (USAF).

Veterans, seamen honored on Remembrance Sunday

War veterans and those who lost their lives at sea were honored Sunday as the Cayman Islands joined Commonwealth nations around the world in solemn remembrance. Police in ceremonial uniform marched through George Town before the laying of the wreaths at the cenotaph and seamen’s memorial.

War dead to be honored on Remembrance Sunday

The annual Remembrance Sunday ceremony will be held on Sunday, Nov. 13, to pay tribute to war veterans. The ceremony will be held at the cenotaph outside Elmslie Memorial Church in George Town, starting at 10:45 a.m.

Gala raises funds for veterans

More than 150 veterans and guests celebrated the Cayman Islands fifth annual Veterans Gala/Dinner Dance at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort Saturday night.

Veterans remember Gov. Russell

Members of the Cayman Islands Veterans Association gathered Sunday morning to remember former Governor Thomas Russell. Mr. Russell served with the British Infantry during World War II and founded the local Veterans Association in 1978 during his time as Cayman’s governor.

Cayman Islands veterans to honor Governor Thomas Russell

The late Cayman Islands Governor Thomas Russell is well remembered for his seven years as one of the British Overseas Territory’s favorite leaders.

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