Pennfield Ridge Air Station 70th Anniversary Celebration

Welcome to
Pennfield Ridge War Memorial Service (2011)

Pennfield Ridge Air Station 70th Anniversary Memorial Dinner
(Camp Utopia 69th Anniversary)
Sunday, 24 July 2011

Schedule of Events

This coming July 24th we will once again honour the seventy-eight (78) service personnel (70 Pennfield Ridge Air Station and 8 Camp Utopia) and seven (7) civilians killed at these two Charlotte County bases; remember those who have since gone on to join their comrades in the sky and listen to the stories from those we still have with us.

An outline of the events to follow is:

On-Site Service: Provincial Park, Pennfield Ridge 2-3 p.m.

Master of Ceremonies - Lt. Bernard J. Cormier
National Anthem - O'Canada
Invocation - Rev. Brent Wagstaff
Last Post
2 Minutes of Silence
The Lament
Laying of Wreaths
Poem "Pennfield Ridge" - read by Lt. Bernard J. Cormier
Benediction - Rev. Brent Wagstaff
Royal Anthem - God Save The Queen

Assistance with the on-site service is being provide by The Royal Canadian Legion (Branch #40), St. George and 250 RCAF (Saint John) Wing, A.F.A.C. Therefore Legion jackets and/or dress jackets along with medals can be worn for those Veterans in attendance.

Reception Service: The Royal Canadian Legion, St. George 3-5 p.m.

Introduction of Guest Speakers
    - John Williamson, MP
    - F/L James A. Stewart, DFC, ONB

This year's service is being dedicated to those Veterans we've lost since last year's service, namely Ken Harrison (RCAF), Dr. Lionel E. (Hank) Hastings (RCAF), C. Russell (Russ) Hunter (RCAF), Rev. Father Richard P.A. Sims (RCAF), Ivan H Wright (RNZAF) and to all the others who have put their lives on the line to keep our country free.

Pennfield Ridge War Memorial Service (2010)

Anyone willing to assist us in our endeavors in ensuring this worthwhile event continues please feel free to contact us.

Pennfield Parish Military Historical Society
309 Mealey Road
Pennfield, NB
E5H 1T5
(506) 456-3494

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