Pennfield Ridge War Memorial Service (September 26, 2010)

Pennfield Ridge War Memorial Service
Hosted by Pennfield Parish Military Historical Society
September 26th, 2010


Back Row (left to right): Maj. B.J. Harrison, Richard Chambers (partial hidden), Sgt. Roland T. Chater, Mark Perego, CWO Walt Paon (403 Squadron), Terry Robertson (President, 250 RCAF (Saint John) Wing), A.F.A.C.), Lt. Bernard J. Cormier and Wayne Friars
Front Row (left to right): George Richardson, Chief Petty Officer Paul Gould, LAW Jessie Nason, ?, Lt. Cmdr. Alistair Evans, Georgie Robertson, Chuck Gabriel and F/L James A. Stuart, DFC

Photograph courtesy of David E Poissant

Getting Ready For The Service
All Photographs by "Pennfield Parish Military Historical Society" unless otherwise noted


Lt. Bernard J. Cormier and Wayne Friars/ Barb Rayner and G Christian Larsen/ Cpl. Colin Fleiger and family


Cpl. Colin Fleiger and Rev. Grant Alcorn


Lt. Bernard J. Cormier, Richard Chambers and Roland Chater/ Wayne Friars (far right)


Wayne Friars, Jessie Nason, Chuck Gabriel, George Richardson and Georgie Robertson
Photograph courtesy of "The Saint Croix Courier"


Wayne Friars and George Richardson


G Christian Larsen and Capt. S.J. Reynolds


Capt. S.J. Reynolds, Royal Australian Regiment


Capt. Kevin Anderson and G Christian Larsen


Crowd Starting to Gather
Photograph courtesy of David E Poissant


Crowd Starting to Gather
Photograph courtesy of David E Poissant


Some of the faces in the crowd: Sandra Welch, Cpl. Colin Fleiger, Harold E Wright, Jim Sulis, F/L James A Stuart, Chuck Gabriel, Cmdr. Alistair Evans, Lt. Bernard J. Cormier, Lt. Gen. L.W.F. Cuppens and LAW Jessie Nason
Photograph courtesy of David E Poissant

Pennfield Ridge War Memorial Service
All Photographs by "Pennfield Parish Military Historical Society" unless otherwise noted


Rev. Grant Alcorn
Pennfield United Baptist Church


Cpl. Colin Fleiger
Reading additional names into "Roll of Honour"


Cpl. Colin Fleiger
"A Word of Thanks" 


Maj. B.J. Harrison, CD
Parliament of Canada Wreath 


Mayor Frank Carroll, McAdam
Mayor's Wreath


F/L James A. Stuart, DFC
R.A.F. Wreath


Sgt. Rolland T Chater
R.C.A.F. Wreath


LAW Jessie G Nason
R.C.A.F. (WD) Wreath


Capt. S.J. Reynolds
R.A.A.F. Wreath


Sandra Welch
R.N.Z.A.F. Wreath


Lt. Cmdr. Alistair Evans
R.N. Wreath


MWO Alfred C Baker
Camp Utopia Wreath


Chief Petty Officer Paul Gould
Royal Canadian Legion (Branch #40) Wreath


Cpl. Colin Fleiger
Royal Canadian Legion (Branch #03) Wreath


Terry Robertson
250 RCAF (Saint John) Wing Wreath


CWO Walt Paon
403 Squadron


Jim Sulis
Canadian Aviation Historical Society


Rev. Grant Alcorn
Pennfield United Baptist Church


Rev. Brent Wagstaff
Beaver Harbour Baptist Church


George Richardson
No.2 Air Navigation School Wreath
In Memory of Lawrence P Richardson


Glenn Carson
No.34 Operational Training School Wreath
In Memory of Cpl. Ronald W. Pearce


Oliver Hall
RCAF Station Pennfield Ridge Wreath
In Memory of F/O Neil L. Ingersoll


G Christian Larsen
Camp Utopia Wreath
In Memory of W. Garnett Eldridge, DCM


Richard Stainforth
In Memory of Arthur Stainforth, RAFVR


Ian Swazey and Vera Swazey
In Memory of Herbert Swazey, RCA


David Poissant & Philip Poissant
In Memory of Cyrille Poissant, RCAF


Ramona Vance
In Memory of Clifton Thorne, RCA


Tom McLaughlan
In Memory of Robert McLaughlan, RCAF


Lt. Bernard J. Cormier
Reading poem "Uncle Jack"


Maj. B.J. Harrison, CD
Speaking about Battle of Britain


Completion of Wreath Laying Ceremony
Photograph courtesy of "The Saint Croix Courier"

Crowd Disperses 
Photographs courtesy of David E Poissant


Looking back towards the memorial site from Young Loop Rd.


G Christian Larsen, Philip Poissant and David E Poissant

Reception Service - The Royal Canadian Legion (Branch #40), St. George
All Photographs by "Pennfield Parish Military Historical Society"


Rev. Brent Wagstaff


Mayor Terry James, Blacks Harbour


Lt. Gen. L.W.F. Cuppens, CMM, CD, LOM


Capt. Kevin Anderson
Director New Brunswick Military History Museum


Harold E. Wright
Saint John Historian


Capt. S.J. Reynolds, Royal Australian Regiment


G Christian Larsen and F/L James A Stuart, DFC

Service Dedicated to those Veterans we've lost since last year's service


Elmer Bulman, MID (RCAF)
24 August 1917-24 February 2010


John C. Crammond (RCAF)
5 April 1924-2 April 2010


Nevin Filby (RAAF)
31 January 1919-9 October 2009


Raymond Kelly (RAAF)
25 April 1922-22 February 2010


John Norton (RCAF)
ca1918-25 July 2010


Cyrille Poissant (RCAF)
15 January 1917-9 December 2009


S.W. (Sam) Shapton (RCAF)
ca1919-10 August 2010


Arthur Stainforth (RAFVR)
7 October 1920-9 April 2010


John Spear (RCA)
16 November 1919-28 October 2009


Herbert Swazey (RCA)
d. 28 January 2010


Clifton Thorne (RCA)
7 February 1918-22 January 2010


Clifford Warner (RCA)
9 July 1918-24 January 2010

   ~We can never forget, because you define who we are.~ 

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