Patrick Thomas Kirkey is an Army Veteran who served overseas from 1941 to 1945. We thank Mr. Kirkey, fellow Veterans and Canadian Armed Forces members for your dedication, achievements and sacrifices. #RememberThem
Meet the Lesters – a family with three generations of Veterans.
During the Second World War, John "Jack" Lester (left) taught pilots how to fly Harvard airplanes in Nova Scotia.
Greg Lester, Jack's son, served with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for 25 years (1986-2011). For over 10 years, Greg acted as the RCMP's chief helicopter pilot in Canada.
Laura Lester (right), Greg’s daughter, served with the Canadian Armed Forces for two years before pursuing a new career outside the Forces. When she was accepted into basic training in 2014, she was the only female out of 34 pilots accepted into the program. Thank you for your service!
Navy Veteran Linda Goguen-Manning, who served from 1982 to 1996 in Nova Scotia and Ontario at the Canadian Forces Station Shelburne, Canadian Forces Base Halifax, and National Defence Headquarters in Ottawa. #RememberThem
Patrick E. McLaughlin, Second World War Veteran of the Royal Regiment of Canada. He served from 1941 to 1944 in France, Belgium, and Holland before pursuing a career as a public servant and Mayor of Bathurst. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will #RememberThem
Second World War Veteran Alexander Glen Ogilvy. Mr. Ogilvy served from 1939 to 1944 with the Lincoln and Welland Regiment and the Royal Canadian Infantry Corps. Thank you for your service. #RememberThem
Albert James Warrington (left), a Veteran of the Army who served on the front lines with The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada. Mr. Warrington served from 1940 to 1945 with dedication and courage, thank you for your service. #RememberThem