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Canada to honour service animals killed in war

An effort is underway in Canada's national capital, to put up a memorial to all the service animals who lost their lives in battle. The idea is being spearheaded by 89-year-old Maj. (Retired) Lloyd Swick, a 33-year veteran of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry regiment. Marc Montgomery speaks with Maj. Swick and also Janet McGowan of the National Capital Commission who explains the National Capital Commission’s plans for the memorial which is to be part of the Boer War Monument in Ottawa's Confederation Park. Anyone interested learning more from Maj. Swick about the memorial can e-mail him at lswick@rogers.com. Donations to the Animals in War Dedication Fund can do so at any TD Canada Trust via account #268-5218857. ( Photo: Library and Archives Canada )

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- www.canadascapital.gc.ca

Photo: The Canadian Light Horse going into action at Vimy Ridge

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