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"We the undersigned feel enormous gratitude for the sacrifice made by all the Canadian Armed Forces through the ages in defence of this country and its values; acknowledge the very special nature of the sacrifice made by those who fought in the First World War in appalling conditions and with terrible loss of life; note that only three First World War veterans remain; and urge the Prime Minister that their sacrifice, and all of those they served with under arms from 1914-1918, be celebrated by offering a state funeral to the family of the last veteran of the First World War resident in Canada."


Total Signatures to Date : 93090

 
FirstName LastName
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Mark Easden Waterdown ON
 
Janet Melnyk Hamilton ON
 
Andre Alfred Spenard Penticton BC Having been lucky enough to have been too young and now too old to participate as a member of our arm forces except as a army cadet, I just want to thank the families of those that have given so much of themselves to make sure that all Canadians could have have a good life and remain safe in this Great Country of ours.
 
John Felker Calgary AB
 
Lana Lowartz Stoney Creek ON
 
Maureen Lindsay Toronto ON
 
Barbara Badstober Churchill ON
 
Terry Micks Chatham ON I believe it is the LEAST that we can do to honour the memory of these people, both those who survuved the Great War and those who didn't. A state funeral would be a great way to say THANKS
 
Gerry Bottrell Mississauga ON My uncle whom I was named after was with the Nova Scotia Highlanders. I believe they took Vinmy Ridge. He landed in France Jan 1917 was killed June 26 1917.
 
Audrey Speelman Coquitlam BC This is a great and worthy idea!
 
Barry Simmonds London, England ON
 
Janice Smith Pickering ON
 
Lorraine Friedel Edmonton AB My father is a Royal Canadian Airforce veteran. Every ceremony and respect we give to any of them honours them all. Bravo on this initiative
 
Esther Davids Thornhill ON
 
Doug Payne Brampton ON
 
Maureen Wakefield Courtenay BC My Grandfather, whom I never met, was killed in France and is buried there. I cannot afford to visit his grave. It would be great for the family members of the "Final Soldier" to have the opportunity to do so.
 
Brad Rooney Brooklin ON
 
Margaret Fleming Toronto ON
 
Dale Albers Brampton ON
 
Jeff Swain Calgary AB
 
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