At the poppy wreath laying ceremony and two minutes’ silence at the Cenotaph in Levengrove Park in the shadow of Dumbarton Rock are clockwise from top left civic West Dunbartonshire represented by Council leader Jonathan McColl; Jackie Baillie MSP; Councillor Iain McLaren representing Martin Docherty Hughes MP; Deputy Provost Karen Conaghan and Deputy Lieutenant Lumsden Mathieson, representing HM Queen Elizabeth; Deputy Provost Karen Conaghan; Council leader Jonathan McColl; a Cub Scout lays a wreath at the Cenotaph and Cub Scouts during the Remembrance Service.

Representatives of local organisations including the Police, Fire Brigade, the Air Training Corps, the Orange Lodge, The Veterans Association and women’s groups taking part in the proceedings.

The Rev Malcolm Wright, formerly of Cove and Kilcreggan Parish Church, conducts the service while representatives of local organisations line up respectfully and Jackie Baillie MSP walks solemnly to the Cenotaph on Armistice Sunday, the centenary of the end of the First World War.

Photo essay by Bill Heaney of The Dumbarton Democrat

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