Ghanaian Veteran Soldiers Remembered

 

 

A wreath laying ceremony has been held at the Veterans Association of Ghana (VAG) villages throughout the country in commemoration of retired soldiers who died in line of duty during the First World War

    Photo File: Veteran Ghanaian  Retired Soldiers In Action

The day is observed on 11 November every year to recall the end of hostilities of World War I in 1918 where hostilities formally ended “at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.In Ashanti region, the Kumasi Mayor Kojo Bonsu  laid a wreath on behalf of the Government.

Photo File: Kumasi City Mayor Kojo Bonsu Laying Wreath On Behave of Government 

Followed by the Garrison Commander who laid his on behalf of the Ghana Armed Forces.

Photo File: Colonel Joseph Boampong the Northern Command of the Ghana Army Laying Wreath 

The Bantamahene Baffour Asare Owusu Amakwatiah IV also laid one on behalf of the Chiefs and traditional authorities in the region.

Bantamahene Baffour Asare Owusu Amakwatiah IV Laying wreath

while representatives of the Veterans Association of Ghana-Ashanti Region laid theirs in remembrance of demised colleagues.

Photo File: Veterans Association of Ghana in Ashanti Region laying Wreath

 

 

 

 

 

 

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