Newfoundland & Labrador Police and Peace Officers' Memorial Association

The 2nd Annual Newfoundland & Labrador Police and Peace Officers' Memorial Parade was held at 2:00pm on Sunday, September 26, 2004 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 Clyde K. Wells, Administrator of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
. The Honourable Edward J. Byrne, Minister of Natural Resources

Opening Prayer
Pastor John Murley
Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Newfoundland & Labrador

First Reading (Page 8)
From the Book of Revelation - Chapter 21: 1-7 
Read by Conservation Officer Michael Parsons, NLPPOMA Vice-President 

Hymn - Amazing Grace
Mount Pearl Show Choir

Second Reading (Page 9)
Holy Gospel According to John Chapter 14: 1-6
Read by Correctional Officer Denis Murphy, NLPPOMA Treasurer

Reading of the Honour Roll (Page 5)
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

Pastor John Murley
The Lord's Prayer

Hymn - You Raise Me Up
Mount Pearl Show Choir 

Closing Remarks
Cst. Georgina Short

Prayer of Dismissal
Pastor John Murley


God Save the Queen (Page 10)

Ode to Newfoundland (Page 11)

O Canada (Page 11)

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 Chr├ętien, 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. In the summer of 2005 The Mount Pearl Show Choir will be traveling to Japan.