Sir Fred Heber, 12th Field Regiment Veteran Gunner, standing strong at 96 years representing his regiment yesterday at the Guelph Armoury, a dedication ceremony for his Regiment. (1940-1945 )
A historic commemoration with 25 pounder and 12th Field plaque sign.
The 25 pdr from Arthur ” 12th Field Regt Gunner’s Park ” has been placed at the Guelph Armory.
photo including; Sir Fred Heber, 12th Field Regiment, Veteran Gunner, Christine Hayward-Paquette, Leading Wren (Retired), Chris Skalozub, Veteran R.C.A.F. MedA, President RCL#233 Orangeville Legion, Robert Stark, President of 12th Field Regiment Association.
Photo courtesy of Bill Longshaw, Freelance photographer/journalist
Sir Fred Heber, 12th Field Regiment Veteran Gunner
Sons of gunners:
– Don Foster, Honorary Lieutenant Colonel, son of 12th Field Regiment Gunner, Signaler, D. H. Foster
– Sergeant (Retired) Ralph Webb, son of CO 12th Field Regiment, Lt Col. R.H. Webb
12th Field Regiment Remembrance Day Photo Documentary
The 12th Field Regiment Association
In the prime of their lives, the majority in their early 20s, they joined freely for a battle in what they believed would bring peace to their families and future generations.
The rest is history!
The cost on both sides to achieve the peace in our time for which these men and so many others fought and died is beyond imagination.
What have we learned about this era?
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