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Doing Our Bit - Victoria BC, 1914-1918 Remembrance Day video


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#1 Number Six

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Posted 01 November 2011 - 06:36 PM

Hi everyone,

I've put together a Remembrance Day video tribute using period postcards and photos that you might be interested in checking out. The images show First World War recruits marching through the streets of Victoria to the CPR steamships that would take them to their trains in Vancouver. You'll find a lot of young faces staring back at you ... I hope the video serves as a poignant reminder of their courage and sacrifice.

#2 Sparky

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Posted 01 November 2011 - 07:05 PM

^ Well done Number Six, I am going to show that next Friday when I am in the States.

#3 Number Six

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Posted 01 November 2011 - 09:23 PM

Thanks Sparky ... I'm glad you enjoyed it.

#4 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 11 November 2014 - 05:57 AM

Early ceremonies today:
 
• Aboriginal Remembrance Day ceremony, 9am at Goldstream Park
• Veterans’ Cemetery, 9:45am 1190 Colville Rd.
 
Ceremonies starting at 10:55am today:
 
• Central Saanich, municipal hall, 1903 Mount Newton Cross Rd.
• Esquimalt, Memorial Park Cenotaph, 1229 Esquimalt Rd.
• Oak Bay, at the War Memorial, Uplands Park, Beach Drive.
• Saanich, municipal hall, 770 Vernon Ave.
• Sidney, town hall, 2440 Sidney Ave.
• Sooke, Sooke Royal Canadian Legion, 6726 Eustace Rd.
• Victoria, legislature building, 501 Belleville St.
• Victoria, Ross Bay Cemetery, 1495 Fairfield Rd.
• Westshore, Veterans Memorial Park, intersection of Goldstream Avenue and Veterans Memorial Parkway (Millstream)

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