The Otautau RSA commemorated Armistice Day at the war memorial today. Sixteen million soldiers died in WWI; 53 of them came from this area. Peace was finally declared on 11 November 1918. This solemn ceremony acknowledges the end of the war and sacrifices made.
|Laying of wreath and salute.|
|Students from Otautau School listen to Korean War vet, Mr Gibson.|
|Jean Watt and Bill Anderson take time to catch up with each other.|
After the quiet ceremony, people chatted and went to lunch together.