Shaun’s Pilgrimmage of Remembrance

Shaun is a long-time Legion member (25 years!) and Correctional Officer in Agassiz, who took the journey of a life-time touring through France, Belgium and the Netherlands on the Pilgrimage of Remembrance during the summer of 2013.

Throughout the trip he shares experiences and photos with us of many amazing monuments and battle fields both large and small. But it is the individual stories of the ordinary soldiers that strike him the most, and that he is passionate about sharing.

July 12th, 2013: The Salient+

We visited John McCrae’s burial site at Wimereux Communal Cemetery. A small ceremony was held, and “In Flanders Fields” was...

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July 11th, 2013: Operation Jubilee+

Dieppe will be debated for generations to come, but the bravery and resolve shown by the young Canadians that landed...

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July 10th, 2013: Closing The Gap+

Today was a travel day from Caen to Dieppe. We toured through the Falaise area where the Canadians closed the...

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July 9th, 2013: The First Few Days+

Today was an interesting day. We visited the places that many Canadian Soldiers were last seen alive before they were...

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July 8th, 2013: The Longest Day+

When you read or see documentaries about D-Day and Canadians on Juno Beach you just imagine this little stretch of...

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July 6th and 7th, 2013: To Normandy+

After a long but good flight from Vancouver to Paris the group arrived in Caen. With the afternoon off, some...

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