National Defence

National Defence

June 05, 2015 12:00 ET

Public Service Announcement: Fenian Raids-Minute Gun Salute

PRESCOTT, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 5, 2015) - A Minute Gun Salute will be fired be fired by 30th Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery on June 6, 2015 to commemorate the 2nd (Ottawa) Volunteer Field Battery's service in the Fenian Raids.

The firing is scheduled to commence at 11:00 a.m. Local residents and visitors may notice a succession of loud noises.

One 105-mm C3 howitzers from 30th Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery will be positioned on the main field/War Memorial at Fort Wellington National Historic Site for the firing. First round will be fired at approximately 11:00 and the second round will be fired at approximately 11:01.

Questions for Public Works and Government Services Canada can be directed to the Parliamentary Precinct Branch at 613-995-3614.

Contact Information

  • Captain Alisdair Galbraith
    30th Field Regiment
    Royal Canadian Artillery (RCA)
    613-993-9122