Remembrance Day 2015

11/06/15


Remembrance Day 2015

One of the main Remembrance Day ceremonies in Regina will be held at Evraz Place, starting at 10:00 a.m. on November 11 at the Brandt Centre. Here's the link.
Entrance to the Evraz Place Remembrance Day Ceremony is free.

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Some related war memorial websites:

The Saskatchewan Virtual War Memorial
site features a searchable database of 11,000 Saskatchewan war dead. Entries include casualties not only from the World Wars, but also from the Boer War, peacekeeping missions, and armed conflicts in Korea and Afghanistan.

The Canadian Virtual War Memorial site maintained by Veterans Affairs Canada contains a registry of information about the graves and memorials of more than 116,000 Canadians and Newfoundlanders who served valiantly and gave their lives for their country. Included on this site are the memorials of more than 1500 soldiers who died in service to Canada since the Korean War, including peacekeeping and other operations. The site also contains digital images of photographs and personal memorabilia about individual Canadians.

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission site has an online database listing the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died during the two world wars and the 23,000 cemeteries, memorials and other locations worldwide where they are commemorated. The register can also be searched for details of the 67,000 Commonwealth civilians who died as a result of enemy action in the Second World War.

Saskatchewan's War Memorials site has information and photos of many cenotaphs, plaques, memorial halls, walls of valour, etc. in Saskatchewan.

The Saskatchewan Geo-Memorial Project. This web page was created on November 10, 2006 and honours those Saskatchewan residents killed in service of Canada during WWII and Korea. In addition 11 who received the Victoria Cross are also honoured. Click on any name on this list to get a on-line map of the Saskatchewan site named for this person.

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Related posts:
Commemorating the Battle of Vimy Ridge: World War I Historical and Genealogy Resources

Albert Street Memorial Bridge

The image of the Regina cenotaph is from the program Unveiling of the War Memorial erected in Victoria Park by the City of Regina at 10:45 Armistice Day, Thursday, November 11th, 1926. PHR 940.45 UNVEI

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This post was originally written in 2013. The links have been updated for 2015.


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