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Low key Armistice Day commemoration in Gibraltar

The Mayor of Gibraltar is among those who lay wreaths.
The Mayor of Gibraltar is among those who lay wreaths. / SUR
  • The wreath-laying, on the eleventh day of the eleventh month, marked the end of the First World War

Gibraltar's Armistice Day commemoration did take place on Wednesday despite the pandemic, but it was a much lower-key event than usual with significantly fewer people laying wreaths in the lobby of Parliament House.

The ceremony was by invitation only and members of the public were not allowed to congregate outside.

The 102nd anniversary of the signing of the Armistice to signal the end of the First World War was marked by the traditional two-minute silence, with a bugler from the Royal Gibraltar Regiment sounding the Last Post and ending with the Reveille.

After the ceremony, individuals representing essential services, veterans and other associations laid a wreath at the Memorial.