No. 2 Construction Battalion – 2023 Remembrance Events

July 5 & 8, 2023 – Remembrance Events


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30th Annual No. 2 Construction Battalion Remembrance Ceremony

The Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia cordially invite you to attend a series of events to honour and pay tribute to No. 2 Construction Battalion C.E.F. an all Black regiment that served during the First World War.

This year there will be two commemorative events.

Wednesday, July 5, 2023 – 1 PM
CFB Gagetown, Oromocto, New Brunswick – 1pm
Flag Raising Ceremony to honour No. 2 Construction Battalion on the Anniversary if its creation date of July 5, 1916.

Saturday, July 8, 2023 – 10 AM
Pictou Waterfront, Pictou, Nova Scotia – 10 am
30th Annual No. 2 Construction Battalion Remembrance Ceremony and Honour Parade.

Keynote Speaker: Commodore Jacques Olivier, Director General Professional Conduct and Development – Canadian Armed Forces

A community bus service, departing from the Black Cultural Centre, Halifax and Truro will also be available for the July 8th event. Spaces are still available, please call: 902-434-6223 to register.