Letter: Honouring Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day is not an ordinary ceremony or about flags only.

Remembrance Day is not an ordinary ceremony or about flags only. They are an important part of our service which honor veterans of World Wars and frequent conflicts. Our service is at the cenotaph, the memorial to the veterans and memorial plagues. These plagues are of great value to family and friends from near and far to show that we care.

If you want to know what our Remembrance Day means, ask the school kids as they have a veteran at their assembly to talk about what is the true meaning if the 11th month, the 11th day and 11th hour. They ask questions and gain understanding.

There are cadets and military families who know what it is to have parents in active duty and in a war zone. The purpose of the Royal Canadian Legion is to support veterans. We are free in Canada for the price they paid.

Lest we forget, Lest we forget. May that never happen.

A veteran’s wife,

Martha Moore

Sooke