mobile nav


Canadian Firefighters

Picture source

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of

Canadian Firefighters


Categories: Armed Forces, War Memorial WW2

Countries: Canada

The idea of the fire fighters volunteering to assist Britain was developed between the British government and the then Canadian Prime Minister, Mackenzie King.
The Canadian fire fighters museum website says that actually, 422 men volunteered for service. Before the corps returned home in late 1944, thousands of people lined the streets in London to watch them march to take the salute in front of Canada House.

See other memorials in this area

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Canadian Firefighters

Information Commemorated at

Canadian WW2 firefighters

{On the floral emblem:} Canada fire fighters. In memory of three members of ...

Read More