Pennfield Ridge War Memorial Service (July 24, 2011)

Pennfield Ridge War Memorial Service
Hosted by Pennfield Parish Military Historical Society
July 24th, 2011


Left to Right: Georgie Robertson, Chuck Gabriel, Paul Thom (Piper), Robert Anderson, Leo Wisted, Frank Burnham, Fred Bing, Alistair Evans, Aaron Bennett (Bugler), Al Barker, Jessie Nason, Terry Robertson, Jim Stewart, Hib Barry, Richard Chambers (partial hidden), Colin Fleiger, Valerie Crisp (white), Paul Gould (partial hidden), George Richardson, Elizabeth Allen, Everett McQuinn, Rob MacAndrew (partial hidden), John Charters and Gordon Boyd.

Getting Ready For The Service
All Photographs by "Sheri Larsen".


Mike Cameron, CTV News and Christian Larsen, President Pennfield Parish Military Historical Society


Mike Cameron and Christian Larsen


Christian Larsen & Lt. Bernard J. Cormier, MC


Christian Larsen, Lydia Hanselpacker and Karen Corning


Colin and Alice Fleiger


Al & Josephine Barker


Ike Bradford, The Royal Canadian Legion (Branch No.39)


Lt. Aaron Bennett, Christian Larsen and John Charters


Christian Larsen and Harold Wright

Pennfield Ridge War Memorial Service
All Photographs by "Daniel Goguen"


Brenda Ferguson
Opening Remarks


Lt. Bernard J. Cormier
Master of Ceremonies


Elizabeth Cormier
Signing O'Canada


Lt. Bernard J. Cormier
Welcoming Everyone To This Year's Service


Pastor Brent Wagstaff
Beaver Harbour United Baptist Church


Pastor Brent Wagstaff
Invocation


Lt. Bernard and Elizabeth Cormier
Reading poem High Flight


Paul Gould and Richard Chambers
Colour Party


Lt. Aaron Bennett
Last Post


Piper Paul Thom
The Lament


Lt. Bernard J Cormier
Two Minutes of Silence


Lt. Aaron Bennett
Reveille

Laying of the Wreaths
All Photographs by "Daniel Goguen"


The Hon. John Williamson, MP
Dominion of Canada


Everett McQuinn
Province of New Brunswick


Deputy Mayor Jim Maxwell, St. Stephen
Mayor's Wreath


F/L James A. Stewart, DFC, ONB
R.A.F. Wreath


Cpl. George Richardson
R.C.A.F. Wreath


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


Rob MacAndrew
R.A.A.F. Wreath


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


Lt. Cmdr. Alistair Evans
R.N. Wreath


Colin Fleiger
Camp Utopia Wreath


George Richardson
No.2 ANS Wreath


Fred Bing
No.34 OTU Wreath


John Charters, CD
RCAF Station Pennfield Ridge Wreath


Diane Naugler
In Memory of Lt. Col. T.M. Powers, Camp Utopia


Al Barker
Royal Canadian Legion (Branch No.40)


Colin Fleiger
Royal Canadian Legion (Branch No.03)


Pastor Brent Wagstaff
Beaver Harbour United Baptist Church


Terry Robertson, President
250 RCAF (Saint John) Wing, AFAC


Jim Suluis, President
Turnbull Chapter, CAHS


David Poissant, President
2nd TAF Medium Bombers Association


Frank Burnahm
In Memory of brother Sgt. H.J. Burnham, RAAF


Maureen Bearpark (middle)
In Memory of father Frank Albert, RAFVR


Peter Manning (middle)
In Memory of father Jim Manning, RAFVR


Lynda Lougheed
In Memory of father Ernie McGowan, RCAF


Brenda Ferguson
In Memory of father Mac McNevan, RCAF


Vic Gnaedinger
In Honour of uncle Rod Gnaedinger, RCAF


Vera Gostnell
In Memory of husband Howard Gostnell, RCAF

Conclusion of the Service
All Photographs by "Daniel Goguen"


Lt. Bernard J. Cormier
Reading poem "Pennfield Ridge"


Christian & Sheri Larsen


Frank Burnham


Front Row (Left to Right): Barbara Charters, George & Charlotte Richardson, Elizabeth Allen, Valerie Crisp. Fred Bing, Everett McQuinn, Colin & Alice Fleiger
Back Row (left to right): Clara McLean, Maxine Card, Maureen Bearpark (in back of Maxine), Janet Bearpark, Lydia Hanselpacker, Jim Hawkins, Karen Corning, Hib Barry and Betty Mitchell

An Annual Tradition
All Photographs by "Daniel Goguen"


Peter Manning and daughter Charlotte


Colin and Alice Fleiger


Frank Burnham


David Poissant, Lynda & Jim Lougheed, Fred Bing and son Darrell
(2nd TAF Medium Bombers Association members)


Vic Gnaedinger


Vera Gostnell


New Brunswick Southwest MP John Williamson, Pennfield Parish Military Historical Society President Christian Larsen and 250 RCAF (Saint John) Wing, AFAC President Terry Robertson

Reception Service - The Royal Canadian Legion (Branch #40), St. George
All Photographs by "Sheri Larsen"


New Brunswick Southwest MP John Williamson


F/L James A. Stewart, DFC, ONB


Jim Suluis and Frank Burnham
Presenting Frank with a college of photographs pertaining to his brother, Sgt. H.J. Burnham (1923-1943)

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


Kenneth W.W. "Ken" Harrison (RCAF)
d. 7 February 2011


Dr. Lionel E. "Hank" Hastings (RCAF)
26 May 1923-27 September 2010


C. Russell "Russ" Hunter (RCAF)
28 March 1922-25 May 2011

Rev. Father Richard P.A. Sims (RCAF)
5 January 1918-7 December 2010


Ivan Herbert Wright (RNZAF)
10 April 1923-2 September 2010

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

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