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St. Andrews in Charlotte County, New Brunswick — The Canadian Atlantic
 

Task Force Afghanistan

2002-2011

 
 
Task Force Afghanistan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 10, 2014
1. Task Force Afghanistan Marker
Inscription.
To commemorate the men and women serving in the Canadian Arms Forces and to honour those who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving Canada and the people of Afghanistan.

 
Erected 2011 by Kingsbrae Horticultural Garden.
 
Location. 45° 4.755′ N, 67° 2.813′ W. Marker is in St. Andrews, New Brunswick, in Charlotte County. Marker can be reached from Frederick Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 145 Frederick Street, St. Andrews, New Brunswick E5B 1Z2, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The 200 Million Year Wait is Over! (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); St. Andrews Historic District (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Lest We Forget (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); St. Croix River (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Blockhouse 101 (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); War of 1812: Defending St. Andrews (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Two hundred years and counting (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); St. Andrews Blockhouse (approx. 1.2 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in St. Andrews.
 
More about this marker. This memorial is located near the Kingsbrae Horticultural Garden parking lot.
 
Also see . . .
Task Force Afghanistan Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 10, 2014
2. Task Force Afghanistan Memorial
 Canadian Forces casualties in Afghanistan - Wikipedia. The number of Canadian Forces' fatalities resulting from Canadian military activities in Afghanistan is the largest for any single Canadian military mission since the Korean War between 1950 and 1953. A total of 158 Canadian Forces personnel have been killed in the war since 2002. (Submitted on September 24, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. War, Afghanistan
 
In Remembrance kiosk image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 10, 2014
3. In Remembrance kiosk
A binder in this kiosk contains information on each of Canada's loses in the Afghanistan War.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 263 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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