Seaforth Highlanders Afghanistan LAV III Monument

Municipality/Province: Vancouver, BC

Memorial Number: 59026-035

Type: Canada Company LAV III Monument

Address: 1650 Burrard Street V6J 3G4

Location: Seaforth Armouries

Contributor: Rod Hoffmeister

The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada are Vancouver's Infantry Regiment and the Seaforth Armouries has served as their home since the mid 1930's.

On May 6, 2017, the Commander of 39 Canadian Brigade, Colonel Dave Awalt, hosted the dedication ceremony of the LAV III Monument. The monument serves as special recognition of approximately 500 members of 39 Brigade who served in Afghanistan and in particular to the two members who died in that conflict.

 

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In recognition and memory of the efforts of approximately 40,000 Canadian Armed Forces personnel who served and the 162 Canadians who died in the cause of bringing peace and freedom to the people of Afghanistan.

Canada Company 2015

 

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