Quick Media Facts

Quick Media Facts

23 September 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
National Wall Of Remembrance Project

Quick Media Facts

  • Self-funding project that will create a single place of remembrance for our fallen heroes
  • It will incorporate the names of all Canadian Fallen in all conflicts of Record
  • This is not a war memorial it will not take the place of local cenotaphs or memorials that already exist
  • An annual publication will be produced which will review aspects of various conflicts,
    including editorials, memoirs and the names of some who made the ultimate sacrifice
  • The location of the National Wall Of Remembrance will be easily accessible and have ample parking where all visitors are welcome
  • It will be in Kingston Ontario
    Why Kingston??
  • Birthplace of much of the Canadian Armed Forces and what was the North West Mounted Police
  • Home of the Royal Military College
  • Home of one of Canada's leading naval reserve units, HMCS Cataraqui
  • Home of Fort Frontenac, contains Fort Frontenac Officers' Mess - probably the finest traditional army mess still in existence and familiar to all young officers seeking promotion
  • Old Fort Henry, a national historic site
  • Canadian Forces Base Kingston

Prominent individuals have formed an Advisory Board to ensure success. They come from various areas of expertise and will work with an organization with a proven track record of raising funds for successful national memorials.