Banners will pay tribute to fallen soldiers

One of the Community Cultural Development Committee’s projects for this year is the Remembrance Banner Program.

Remembering service George Dale  (1897-1918) was a Summerland athlete and poet who was killed in the last days of World War I. He was carrying a wounded soldier off the battle field when he was killed by a shell. His memorial service on Sept. 1

Remembering service George Dale (1897-1918) was a Summerland athlete and poet who was killed in the last days of World War I. He was carrying a wounded soldier off the battle field when he was killed by a shell. His memorial service on Sept. 1

One of the Community Cultural Development Committee’s projects for this year is the Remembrance Banner Program.

The plan includes the placement of banners on Main Street and Victoria Road for the months of October and November.

Each banner would display one photograph and the name of one soldier from our cenotaph.

The cost per banner is $175.

In this first year of the project,  the committee only has funds to pay for two banners but it is hoped that families of the soldiers would assist with the  funding of other banners as a memory to our soldiers.

Eventually the hope is that there will be enough financial support to display numerous remembrance banners along our main roadways.

If you wish to assist with the funding of this program please contact David Gregory at 250-494-9030.

 

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