IN PICTURES: Galashiels and Melrose remember war dead on Remembrance Sunday

Galashiels and Melrose townsfolk paid their respects to their war dead on Remembrance Sunday.

Monday, 11th November 2019, 4:53 pm
Updated Monday, 11th November 2019, 4:53 pm
The town's Beavers and Cubs pay their respects.

In both towns, parades were held, silences observed and poppy wreaths laid at their war memorials... our photographer Alwyn Johnston was along at both.

Deputy Lord Lieutenant Mike Gray takes the salute from drum major Iain Brown in Galashiels.
Flags are dipped during the act of remembrance in Galashiels.

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Standard bearers line up at Galashiels war memorial.
The act of remembrance in Galashiels.
Deputy Lord Lieutenant Mike Gray lays a wreath in Galashiels.
A wreath is laid on behalf of the Armed Forces in Galashiels.
Army and Air Training Corps cadets lay wreaths in Galashiels.
Braw Lad Robbie Lowrie and Braw Lass Nicola Laing lay a wreath in Galashiels.
Drum Major Iain Brown salutes on behalf of the Galashiels Ex-Service Pipe Band.
The parade gives a salute along Bank Street in Galashiels.
The parade marches along Bank Street in Galashiels.
Jim Henderson's ATC 2180 Squadron leads the ATC and Army cadets on the return parade along Bank Street.
Galashiels Ex-Service Pipe Band, led by pipe major Billy Easson and drum major Iain Brown, at the front of the parade.
British Legion stadnard bearers parade to the war memorial.
John Nichol from Selkirk leads the prayers in Galashiels.
Army and ATC are represented at the war memorial in Galashiels.
Young Beavers and Cubs representatives lay a wreath on Sunday.
A wreath is laid on behalf of the Queen at Melrose war memorial.
A wreath is laid on behalf of the Royal British Legion at Melrose war memorial.
Community councillor Val Miller lays a wreath on behalf of the town at Melrose war memorial.
Melrose and District Pipe Band lead the parade to the war memorial.
Standard bearers from the town's youth organisations take part in the act of remembrance in Melrose.
Melrose and District Pipe Band lead the parade to the war memorial.
Primary seven pupils from Melrose Primary School.
Melrose remembers.
Rev Rosemary Frew and Rev Philip Blackledge lead the act of remembrance in Melrose.
Standard bearers from the town's youth organisations take part in the act of remembrance in Melrose.