Richmond Legion honours fallen vets

Submitted by Gordon Alexander
Richmond Legion honours fallen vets
(Photo : Gordon Alexander)

Last week a group of volunteers placed hundreds of small Canadian flags at the graves of local veterans in cemeteries around the Richmond area.
The time-consuming project involved getting the names of the vets from all the wars from Legion headquarters, which included the names as well as the towns they were from in the Richmond region.
Project coordinator and Richmond Legion President Siemy Stelwagen and volunteers then spent several weeks matching up the names with the respective tombstones in local cemeteries.

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