Veterans’ efforts celebrated at Fort Rodd Hill

Two veterans will be honoured for their wartime contributions at Fort Rodd Hill on Friday, May 17.

The two local residents, retired Cdr. Trevor Cole Shuckburgh and retired P.O. Alice Adams, were young adults when they served at sea and took part in the Battle of the Atlantic during the Second World War. The ceremony in honour of these veterans is also an opportunity to pay tribute to those who fought during D-Day and the Battle of Normandy 75 years ago. Second World War military vehicles and re-enactors, a Royal Canadian Navy patrol frigate and a flyover by a vintage aircraft are all part of the activities planned that day.

READ MORE: Belmont Battery at Fort Rodd Hill undergoing massive renovations

Gates open at 9:30 a.m., with the ceremony scheduled to begin at 10:30, followed by a reception and historic military programming.

Visit pc.gc.ca/en/lhn-nhs/bc/fortroddhill or call 250-478-5849 for more information.

Check Facebook @FortRoddFisgardNHS for more details.

READ MORE: Re-enactors transform Fort Rodd Hill for annual Lantern Tour in Colwood

Just Posted

PHOTOS: Luxton Fall Fair a hit on the West Shore

Hundreds gather for the family-friendly annual event

Serious crash closes Saanich intersection

Police are asking people to avoid the intersection at Cumberland and Union roads

Child psychologist will speak to SD62 staff about challenging behaviours

Author of The Explosive Child and Lost at School will speak on Sept. 23 in Colwood

UPDATE: UVic students killed in Bamfield bus crash were from Winnipeg, Iowa City

RCMP also said a second vehicle was in the area at the time of the collision

VIDEO: Liberals make child care pledge, Greens unveil platform on Day 6 of campaign

Green party leader Elizabeth May unveils her party’s platform in Toronto

Free Tesla 3 offered with purchase of Surrey townhome

Century Group’s offer for Viridian development runs through Oct. 31

B.C. communities urged to improve access for disabled people

One in four B.C. residents has disability, most want to work

Sikh millworker lodges human rights complaint against Interfor, again

Mander Sohal, fired from Delta’s Acorn Mill, alleges discrimination based on religion and disability

Safety concerns resurface after fatal bus crash on Vancouver Island

Huu-ay-aht First Nations wants a safe route between Bamfield and Port Alberni

National weather forecasters predict average fall, cold winter

The Weather Network says precipitation will about average in most parts of Canada

Two dead, two in critical condition in highway crash near Campbell River

Highway 19 reopened Sunday night after it was closed in both directions

VIDEO: Vancouver Island mayor details emergency response after fatal bus crash

Sharie Minions says she is ‘appalled’ by condition of road where bus crashed

Scheer makes quick campaign stop in Comox

Conservative leader highlights tax promises early in campaign

Most Read