Book of Remembrance Ceremony

Article by MWO Robert Gagnon, Brockville Rifles

AndersonBROCKVILLE – August 2016 – Pte Anderson was a member of the 156th CEF Battalion, who died on August 7, 1917. During the weekend of August 5-7, 2016 The Brockville Group with AndersonsRifles along with the 150th Anniversary Committee organized special weekend for the family of Pte Anderson, which included Ted, Rosemary, and Jeff Anderson who travelled from the United States. One of the events included the Turning of the Page Ceremony of the Book of Remembrance which is located in Parliament Hill’s Peace Tower. This ceremony gave an opportunity for the Anderson family to see their great-uncle’s name in the Book of Remembrance.

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