Media advisory - Rememberance Day - Quebec City's military community to
recollect sacrifices made

VALCARTIER GARRISON, QC, Nov. 10 /CNW Telbec/ - About 250 military personnel from 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group and from various naval and land reserve units within Quebec City region will take part in the annual Remembrance Day Parade on November 11 in Quebec City.

    When: Wednesday, 11 November 2009, 10:30 a.m.

    Where: Downtown Quebec City, on Grande Allée St. East at George-VI Avenue
    at the Croix du Souvenir cenotaph located near St. Louis Gate

    Why: To properly commemorate fallen soldiers on the occasion of this
    unique yearly military event

Major Jean-Christian Marquis, 'C' Company Commander from 1 Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment, will command troops on parade. Several public figures and VIPs will take turns in order to lay wreaths in memory of the fallen soldiers who paid the price of their lives for their nation.

Represented Units and Formations during this parade are to include:

    - 1 Battailon, Royal 22e Régiment (100 men guard)
    - 2 Battailon, Royal 22e Régiment
    - Members of the Naval Reserve (30 men guard)
    - 5e Régiment d'artillerie légère du Canada
    - 35 Canadian Brigade Group (Army Reserve component)
    - Royal Canadian Mounted Police
    - Royal Canadian Legion Members
    - Veterans Affairs of Canada Association members
    - Cadets Corps from Quebec City Region

SOURCE National Defence

For further information: For further information: Public Affairs Office, 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group, (418) 844-5000, extension 4688

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