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Virtual Act of Remembrance 2021 – on YouTube (with subtitles)

Due to Covid-19, the 48th Highlanders of Canada conducted a small ceremony to enable our regiment to come together virtually and remember those who came before us.

After the gas attacks during the 2nd battle of Ypres, only 150 out of the 912 soldiers of the 48th Highlanders of Canada answered roll call in the morning.

Every year, we turn one page in our book of rememberance, displaying a new page of names of soldiers who gave the ultimate sacrifice.

“A man is not dead while his name is still spoken. We are only truly gone when we are gone from the memories of those who loved us.”

48th Act of Remembrance 2021

Book of Remembrance – 48th Highlanders

 

Presented By:

Commanding Officer: Lieutenant-Colonel Ron Alkema, CD

Regimental Sergeant Major: Chief Warrant Officer Chris Reesor, CD

Padre: Major Don Aitcheson, CD

Reverend: Will Ingram

Special Guest: Brigadier General Greg Young (Ret’d), OMM, MSM, CD

 

Produced By:

Captain Javin Lau

Captain Pim van der Toorn

Master Corporal James Cui

Drummer Meg Findlay

 

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