Slide show: Piper James C. Richardson Centennial Commemoration in Chilliwack

Oct. 8, 2016 marked 100 years since Chilliwack's Piper James C. Richardson fell in the Battle of Somme during the First World War.

Grant Laporte with the Delta Police Pipe Band plays one of Piper James Richardson's sets of bagpipes during the Centennial Commemoration at the Chilliwack Museum on Saturday.

Grant Laporte with the Delta Police Pipe Band plays one of Piper James Richardson's sets of bagpipes during the Centennial Commemoration at the Chilliwack Museum on Saturday.




The Piper James C. Richardson Centennial Commemoration took place at the Chilliwack Museum on Oct. 8, 2016.

The day marked 100 years since the local hero fell in the Battle of Somme during the First World War, at the age of 20 years old.

For more, read some recent stories published in The Progress:Sept. 22, 2016: Chilliwack to commemorate Piper Richardson centennialOct. 5, 2016: A century commemorated since Chilliwack piper was lost