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

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.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Afghanistan.
 
Location. 45° 4.755′ N, 67° 2.813′ W. Marker is in St. Andrews, New Brunswick, in Charlotte County. Memorial can be reached from Frederick Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 145 Frederick Street, St Andrews, New Brunswick E5B 1Z2, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
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); Greenock Church / L’Église Greenock (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); 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);
Task Force Afghanistan Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 10, 2014
2. Task Force Afghanistan Memorial
War of 1812: Defending St. Andrews (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Two hundred years and counting (approx. 1.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Andrews.
 
More about this marker. This memorial is located near the Kingsbrae Horticultural Garden parking lot.
 
Also see . . .  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 Brentwood, California.) 
 
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 was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 24, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 331 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 24, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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