Monday, November 10, 2014

Remembrance Day Nanaimo - 2014

 2014 Remembrance Day Nanaimo
Tuesday, November 11 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

The parade will come from Chapel Street, along Church Street to the Cenotaph where the services will be held. The parade will also continue along Front Street and then disperse.

This is one event Nanaimo takes very seriously and come rain or shine you can count on a shoulder to shoulder crowd as those who paid the ultimate sacrifice, past and present. are honored and remembered.

General Statistics

Canadian deaths during war:

South Africa War 300 military deaths
World War One 68,000 military deaths
Word War Two 47,000 military deaths
Korea 516 military deaths
Afghanistan 158 military deaths

Estimated Veteran Population as of March 2014

Second World War
88,400; their average age is 90.
Korean War
9,800; their average age is 82.
CF Veterans (Regular Forces and Primary Reserves)
599,200; their average age is 56.

David Ross Comments:

As you walk through this free land and watch your children play...tell them of us, and say..."for your tomorrow, we gave our today.

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