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Old 26-10-14, 22:46
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I visited the National War Memorial this afternoon, it was very moving to see all of the tributes that have been left on the site.

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Old 28-10-14, 20:15
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Copies of the cartoon can be purchased from the Herald with a portion of the proceeds going to his family.

"A portion of all sales of Bruce MacKinnon's cartoon about the shooting in Ottawa will be donated to the family of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo."

"If you would like to order a reprint, please visit or call our customer care line at 1-800-565-3339 ext 0."

Just ordered my two.

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Old 28-10-14, 21:06
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Old 28-10-14, 22:53
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Default Funeral of a hero

This is a very dignified use of an original FAT, limber and gun .

Military vehicule collectors have an important role to play in these somber circumstances.

It makes it all worthwhile when i see this.

Thanks for the very touching picture my friend.

We shall remember him.

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Old 28-10-14, 23:01
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Default Very Touching

Hello Darrell

Thank you for sharing that picture and the link a very touching and respectful ceremony for Cpl. Nathan Cirillo.

Respectfully Phil
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Old 28-10-14, 23:21
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I was up in CFB Borden today and the Funeral Gun was not there , I found out where it was when I got home, outstanding job 7 Tor RCA , outstanding job Limber Gunners !
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Old 29-10-14, 01:55
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We have one of those funeral guns here in Shilo that still gets used for funerals which happen here. As well, we have a spare conversion kit for converting a 25 pdr to a casket carrier, consisting of the upper tray and a cut down front shield. I found that kit years ago sunk in the mud at the old RCHA dustbowl.

Lots of history evident on that parade.
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Old 29-10-14, 03:21
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I was wondering whose tractor, limber and gun were used. Thanks.
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Can anyone name the members of the crew of the vehicle and their positions please?
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Old 18-10-19, 03:32
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The gun tractor is owned and operated operated by the Limber Gunners Association out of Toronto. They can be reached through their webpages here:
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