Parade, ceremony Saturday at Alliford Bay

  • Sep. 18, 2013 10:00 a.m.

submitted article–This Saturday (Sept. 21), the 101 Squadron will be celebrating 15 years of erecting monuments to fallen aviators. The squadron will be arriving to the islands for a memorial parade and ceremony for the Blackburn Shark 517, which crashed on July 27, 1940 in Alliford Bay. The parade and ceremony will be held at Alliford Bay, beside the old government dock at 10:15 am. This event is open to everybody. Please note that it has been timed so that those coming from Graham Island may catch the 9:30 am barge. A light lunch will be served after the ceremony at the Sandspit airport.