The Torch Passes: Remembrance and Commemoration 2020+

Date

November 16, 2019

Time

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location

Okanagan Military Museum

The Torch Passes: Remembrance and Commemoration 2020+

Event Details

Cost

By Donation

Event Links

Website
Facebook

Location

Okanagan Military Museum
1424 Ellis St.
Get Directions

Category

Art/Culture/Historic

Contact Info

Keith Boehmer
P.250.763.9292
E.kboehmer@kelownamuseums.ca

Military Historian Keith Boehmer looks ahead to Canadian Remembrance ceremonies in the next decade as the Second World War veterans pass away. Who will lead these ceremonies? What elements may change? Will Remembrance Day still be relevant to Canadians? Join Keith in exploring these challenging questions.

Bio:

Keith Boehmer has been interpreting local contributions to Canadian military history since the Okanagan Military Museum opened on November 11, 1999. Keith was a service kid of a Cold War veteran, served 4 years in the British Columbia Dragoons, and was the author of the Kelowna Museums’ sponsored book Always First, an Illustrated History of the British Columbia Dragoons.