Newfoundland & Labrador Police and Peace Officers' Memorial Association

The 3rd Annual Newfoundland & Labrador Police and Peace Officers' Memorial Parade was held at 2:00pm on Sunday, September 25, 2005 at the Confederation Building, St. John's.  View Pictures

1330 hrs Parade Fall In
1400 hrs Arrival of the Vice Regal Party

Opening Remarks and Introduction

Master of Ceremonies Cst. Georgina G. Short, NLPPOMA President, Royal Newfoundland Constabulary
The Honourable John Ottenheimer, Minister of Health & Community Services

Opening Prayer
Father William Browne (RNC Padre)

First Reading
From the Book of Revelation - Chapter 21: 1-7
Read by Regional Compliance Manager Michael Parsons, NLPPOMA Vice-President

Hymn - Amazing Grace
Mount Pearl Show Choir

Second Reading
Holy Gospel According to John - Chapter 14: 1-6
Read by Deputy Sheriff’s Officer Kimberley Stockwood, NLPPOMA Secretary

Reading of the Honour Roll
Cst. Georgina Short
Police and Peace Officers who lost their lives on duty in Newfoundland and Labrador

Last Post

Minute of Silence


Laying of Wreaths

Father Browne
The Lord’s Prayer

Hymn - You Raise Me Up
Mount Pearl Show Choir

Closing Remarks
Cst. Georgina Short

Prayer of Dismissal
Father Browne


God Save the Queen

Ode to Newfoundland

O Canada

Departure of the Vice Regal Party

Parade Commander
C/Supt George H. Powell (Retired RCMP)
Parade Sgt. Major Derek Purcell (HMP)

Royal Newfoundland Regiment Band
Director of Music, Capt. John P. Powell, CD
Drum Major, Cpl. Derrick MacDonald
(By permission of Lieut. Col. Sean Leonard, CD)

The Royal Newfoundland Regiment Band provides support for Military and Official Government functions throughout the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Band has also represented Canada at official ceremonies in Europe, including Vimy Ridge and Beaumont Hamel in France in 1997, and Mons in Belgium in 1998 where they recreated the Canadian Victory Parade through Mons on 11 November 1918.

Mount Pearl Show Choir
R. Carl Goulding, musical director of The Mount Pearl Show Choir, has an award winning musical curriculum, evolved from his teaching methods, dedications and vision. In 2002 Mr. Goulding accepted from Prime Minister Chrétien, the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence.

The singers and dancers of The Mount Pearl Show Choir have performed in New York, the Bahamas, Florida, Virginia and Pennsylvania. They entertained at Walt Disney World (1995, 1999, 2002), Universal Studios (1995, 1999, 2002), Busch Gardens (2002), Sea World (2002) and completed provincial performance tours during Soiree’ 99 Celebrations and the Viking 1000 Tour. Their performances have been televised on CBC, ABC, NBC, CNN and LIFE. Also, they provided entertainment for the Summer Games (1988, 2000) and Expo 86, Vancouver. The Mount Pearl Show Choir traveled to Japan in July 2005.