Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

May 20, 2012 14:00 ET

Media Advisory: Local Artillery Salute to Honour Queen

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 20, 2012) - Media are invited to attend the ceremonial firing of howitzers on Victoria Day to honour the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

What: Royal 60-gun Salute (4 guns, 15-blank rounds)
When: Monday May 21, 2012. Guns start firing at 12:00 p.m.
Where: Canadian War Museum, 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa
The guns are to be positioned on the south-east corner of the museum grounds.

Contact Information

  • Major James Hampson
    30th Field Regiment
    Royal Canadian Artillery (RCA)
    613-291-2762