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A cross in memory of Tom Cave

November 15, 2018 9:45 am Published by Leave your thoughts

On November 11, the Canadian and son of a veteran Peter Buckley was carrying out a special mission when he placed a commemorative cross for Gunner-Sergeant Tom Cave, at the Royal Canadian Artillery memorial in Bernières-sur-Mer.  The cross had been prepared by Julie Jeanette and Jane, Tom Cave’s daughters. The purple heather is attached to the little...

Remembrance Day in Courseulles and in Canada

November 15, 2018 9:19 am Published by Leave your thoughts

While Peter Buckley, son of Canadian Veteran, was at the Juno Beach Centre in Normandy for the Remembrance Day ceremony, his father, the veteran of the Sherbrooke Fusiliers, Hugh Buckley, was in Vancouver. And while the Juno Beach Centre team commemorated Remembrance Day in Courseulles, Canada’s team participated in several ceremonies across the country: Marie...

Remembering Georges Regnauld

November 12, 2018 9:48 am Published by Leave your thoughts

It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of Georges Regnauld on November 11, 2018. Georges Regnauld was a great friend of the Juno Beach community. When the Allies landed on June 6, 1944, he was 19 years old and he resided with his parents in Bernières-sur-Mer. He worked on a farm...

Animals Remembered

November 12, 2018 9:13 am Published by Leave your thoughts

At the Remembrance Day ceremony at the Juno Beach Center, Paul Young of Winchester (England) laid a wreath with blue flowers. In England, these flowers represent all the animals that died in military service, especially dogs and horses. If you wish to have more information about this :

A tribute video from Comité Juno Canada Normandie

November 1, 2018 5:01 am Published by Leave your thoughts

At the General Assembly of Comité Juno Canada Normandie on October 15, 2018 in Thaon (Calvados), in the presence of Captain Yves Germain, Attaché de Défense at the Canadian Embassy in France, the association presented a short film entitled “Our Canadian Heroes”. This film shows the main resting places of Canadian soldiers in Normandy and...