UTM’s Remembrance Day ceremony was hosted outside of the William G. Davis building on Friday, November 10th, where principal Ulrich Krull gave remarks regarding the importance of remembering the sacrifices made for Canada’s freedom.

Wreaths were laid by the flagstaff outside the Davis Building while the poem “In Flanders’ Field” was recited by St. John Ambulance volunteer Geordie Frere.

A similar ceremony was held at the St. George campus which included bagpipes played during services and the ringing of 51 bells in honour of fallen soldiers.

According to chair of the Soldiers Tower Committee Matthew Jurczak 1,185 fallen soldiers from both World Wars were members of the University of Toronto Community.