Remembrance Day Ceremony
Historical documents and other information related to the annual Remembrance Day Service held at the Chelsea Pioneer Cemetery and Cenotaph.
The Gatineau Valley Historical Society has hosted an annual Remembrance Day service at the Chelsea Pioneer Cemetery with the Chelsea Cenotaph since 1986, honouring the memory of Private Richard Rowland Thompson
The Queen's Scarf of Honour
One of eight scarves crocheted by Queen Victoria, awarded for bravery to men who served in the Boer War.
Richard Rowland Thompson, RCR and his Queen's Scarf
An Historical Investigation by Cameron Pulsifer
Richard Thompson - The Scarf, and the Chelsea Pioneer Cemetery
The Scarf, and the Chelsea Pioneer Cemetery by Bob Phillips
Memories Past – Lest We Forget, Nous nous souviendrons d’eux
The GVHS put together a retrospective of ceremonies past in lieu the annual 2020 Remembrance Day Ceremony.
Chelsea Pioneer Cemetery
Update on the Chelsea Pioneer Cemetery and Cenotaph
Remembrance Day Videos
Videos from the GVHS Remembrance Day Ceremony at the Chelsea Pioneer Cemetery
It is Just a Piece of Cloth
Poem written and read by Douglas R. Cowden at the annual Remembrance Day service at the Chelsea Pioneer Cemetery.
We are the Lucky Ones
Words and music by Deborah Thomson performed by children from the Chelsea Elementary School at the annual Remembrance Day service.
Remembrance Day Service Programs from previous years.
Remembrance Day in Chelsea: Juno Beach Centre
Hero Buried at Chelsea, Quebec published in Up the Gatineau! Volume 6
The Chelsea Cenotaph Story published in Up the Gatineau! Volume 28
- Past Events previous Remembrance Day Ceremonies: