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Island observes Remembrance Sunday silence

 

The Island came to a standstill this morning during a two-minute silence to mark Remembrance Sunday.

  

Both Douglas Council and Ramsey Commissioners held special services earlier marking the occasion and commemorate the hundredth anniversary this year of the outbreak of World War One.

 

In Ramsey, Lieutenant Governor Adam Wood took the salute from members of the armed forces at the town’s war memorial.

 

In Douglas, the Island’s Archdeacon, the Venerable Andy Bown, gave the sermon at St Thomas’s Church reflecting on the way war had touched every corner of the Isle of Man:

 

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