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Township of South Glengarry Afghanistan Monument

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Municipality/Province: Lancaster, ON

Memorial Number: 35024-048

Type: Canada Company LAV III Monument with Stone Pillar

Address: 119 Military Road

Location: Memorial Park beside the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 544

GPS Coordinates: Lat: 45.1454184   Long: -74.5041099

Submitted By: Pierre Roy

This memorial consists of a Light Armoured Vehicle (LAV) Series III which was demilitarized and provided to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 544 Ontario and the Township of South Glengarry. The LAV III is installed on an engineered concrete slab and supported on four steel columns.  It is located on a 960 square metre lot and accessed via a paving stone walkway.  The monument is lighted from dusk to dawn with a LED lighting system. 

A stone pillar near the monument bears a plaque in remembrance of Sgt. Marc D. Léger – 3PPCLI, who was killed in Afghanistan. 

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Inscription found on memorial

[plaque on tank/plaque sur le char]

"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 bring peace and freedom to the people of Afghanistan."

"En mémoire et en reconnaissance des efforts des quelque 40 000 membres des Forces armées canadiennes qui ont servi en Afghanistan et des 162 Canadiens qui sont morts pour la cause de la paix et de la liberté du peuple afghan."

[plaque on pillar/plaque sur pilier]

Legion

THIS PLACE OF REMEMBRANCE
IS DEDICATED TO A
NATIVE SON OF LANCASTER
______________________

 – SGT. MARC D. LEGER
 KILLED IN AFGHANISTAN APRIL 2002

“WE WILL REMEMBER THEM”

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