Visit the Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Two photos, each of a young man wearing a military uniform and Air Force wedge cap.
Pilot Officer Donald Hollowell (right) and Pilot Officer Robert Hollowell were brothers who served in the Royal Canadian Air Force. Both were killed in 1943, and are two of the war dead commemorated in the Canadian Virtual War Memorial. PHOTOS: Private collection.

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As Remembrance Day approaches, Canadians remember those who served – and fell – in the defence of Canada. The Canadian Virtual War Memorial website provides a way that Canadians can learn more about those who gave their lives for our freedom.

The website contains a searchable database of the graves and memorials of more than 118,000  Canadians and Newfoundlanders who gave their lives for their country. The site includes memorials of more than 1,500 soldiers who died in service to Canada since the Korean War, including while on peacekeeping missions and in Afghanistan . . . Click here to read the rest of the article.

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