Orangeville Police remembers those who served for our freedom
As Remembrance Day approaches, the Orangeville Police Service wishes to pay tribute to those Orangeville residents who have served and those residents who are currently serving in our Canadian Armed Forces.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day and we remember the many brave souls whose lives were lost serving our country. We are grateful and proud to recognize these Orangeville area residents:
1914-1918: W.F. Cole, F.H. Crowe, M.R. Forsyth, W.T. Hackett, D.B. Brown, G.C. Crozier, W. Flatt, E.T. Hewson, A.M. Jackson, N.S. Jones, H.S. Lewis- Croix de Guerre,
J.R. McPherson- Distinguished Service Order, F.S. McGilvary, H.B. McGuire, R.B. McGuire, C.C. Henderson, R. Pattullo, Albert Prior, H.E. Statia, Harry E. White, Howard A. White, T.W. Nicholson, J.G. St. Croix, C.H. Wheelock.
1939-1945: Bruce D. Bailey, Herbert K. Barber, Austin R. Bellerby, George cannon, Estel J. Cook, Desmond E. Couture, Alan M. Curry, Earl T. Goodeve, William Hackett, Arnold Hagerman, David W. Hambly, James M. Haslam, Roy S. Hunter, Harold R. Jackson, Christopher Jenkinson, Sidney Jessop, Russel E. May, Donald A. Muir, Newton G.T. Murray, Roy J. McConachie, Donald J. McMillan, Reginald F. Robb, James Ross, Herbert A. White.
Korean War: Frank Fields. Afghanistan War: Matthew J.C. McCulley.
“They died that we might live in freedom. That should never be forgotten or taken for granted”, said Chief Wayne Kalinski. “We are proud to offer our support on Remembrance Day and throughout the year to assist our veterans and comrades through the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 233”.
Chief Kalinski and several members of the Orangeville Police Service will be among the many participants again in the annual parade from the Orangeville Legion to the Cenotaph in Alexandra Park on Sunday, November 11.
Members of the community are encouraged to attend the Remembrance Day ceremony to give thanks to the men and women of our community and country who have and continue to sacrifice so much for all of us.
Chief Kalinski will also be the guest speaker at the annual Remembrance Banquet on Saturday November 3rd, at 5:00pm, at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 233 Orangeville.
For further information or to purchase tickets please call 519-942-4895.