Above photo by Liam Norris
The following is from 4588 Bob Kompf:
You are all invited… No need to RSVP. Please share this invitation with your organization or with those that knew our Highlanders.
Military DEU with Medals, Regimental Mufti with medals and head-dress, Civilian business suit.
Appropriate attire to show your respect and to handle the weather.
Saturday 25 May 2019:
The Regiment will hold Memorial Services to honour two former Commanding Officers of The Calgary Highlanders.
First Memorial Service
Field of Honour – Queen’s Park Cemetery
3219 4 Street NW
Interment for Lieutenant-Colonel Donald George MacLauchlan, DSO, ED
“Calgary Highlanders will bury their own”
CH Firing Party
Executors will be flying in from Ottawa.
Reception at the TMM after.
NOTE: Chairs will not be provided. Interment will take place – rain or shine.
Second Memorial Service
The Military Museums (TMM)
4520 Crowchild Trail SW
Memorial Service to Honour Lieutenant-Colonel J. Lynn Moffat, OMM, CD
Service will be held outside of the Military Museums in front of the Eternal Flame (weather permitting), or conducted inside the TMM atrium.
Chairs will be set up
Reception before and after the Service
NOTE: At 11:30 am, a reception and light snacks will be offered in the Atrium of The Military Museums. This is for guests arriving back from the LCol MacLauchlan Service and for guests arriving for the LCol Moffat Service. At the end of the LCol Moffat Service, coffee/tea/ snacks, etc. will be made available for all. A no-host bar with beer and wine to be provided by the TMM after 13:30. Please join us and the Moffat Family at the Memorial Service, reception and HIGHLANDER social event…Gathering of Friends. TMM Galleries are all open.
Thank you to the Commanding Officer and RSM, the Regimental Office, Major Kent Griffiths, the Calgary Highlanders Officers Mess Association, CH Museum Curatorial Team, Regimental Padre, Regimental Association, Honourary Colonels and the Regimental Funds Foundation, CH Pipes and Drums, Margaret and John Crawford, the Moffat Family, and The Military Museums for your time, effort and support.