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Remembering the 100th Anniversaries of the Battle of Somme and Beaumont-HamelD-Day Marks 72nd AnniversaryGovernor General of Canada Presents New Colours to Canadian Army Reserve UnitRemains of Canadian Second World War Soldier IdentifiedA day to honour the Battle of the Atlantic

Remembering the 100th Anniversaries of the Battle of Somme and Beaumont-Hamel

An official delegation of the Government of Canada will be traveling to France this July to commemorate the 100th anniversaries of the Battle of the Somme and Beaumont-Hamel. The delegation is comprised of veterans, youth from Newfoundland and Labrador, representatives of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment and the Royal 22e Regiment, the Department of National Defence, the...
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D-Day Marks 72nd Anniversary

Exactly 72 years ago today 150,000 Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy, France and forever changed the course of the Second World War. Canadian soldiers fully contributed to this historic invasion and made their mark in the pages of Second World War history. “D-Day is very important to Canadian military history. Canada takes part as...
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Governor General of Canada Presents New Colours to Canadian Army Reserve Unit

The Grey and Simcoe Foresters, a Canadian Army Reserve unit, received their new Regimental Colours in a ceremony during the 150th Anniversary of the founding of the Regiment. The colours were presented by the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada. “Every soldier enlists eager to fulfill their duty with the Canadian Armed...
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Remains of Canadian Second World War Soldier Identified

The remains of a Canadian Second World War soldier, found in a farmer’s field near Molentje, Damme, Belgium, have been identified by the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and the Department of National Defence (DND) as Private Kenneth Donald Duncanson from Dutton, Ontario. Discovered on November 11, 2014, the remains were identified through DND’s Casualty Identification...
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A day to honour the Battle of the Atlantic

Every year the first Sunday in May is recognized by Canadians as a day to honour the sacrifices made by thousands of Canadian soldiers during the Battle of the Atlantic. In honour of this vital Second World War Battle, a national ceremony will be held on Sunday, May 1 at Parliament Hill and communities across...
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