Published Tuesday, 25 September 2018

The Mayor of Waverley, Councillor Denise Le Gal welcomed dignitaries to unveil a new memorial at Milford Common to commemorate the efforts of Canadian servicemen in the First and Second World Wars.

The unveiling of the memorial, a beautiful Portland stone piece carved by Simon Keeley, took place during a special remembrance and wreath laying service at the common, which was attended by Canadian Major Daniel Martinbeault, Michelle Cassidy from the Canadian High Commission, Deputy Lieutenant Susan Lochner and Foreign Secretary and local MP, Jeremy Hunt, as well as British and Canadian soldiers and representatives from Waverley Borough Council, Surrey County Council and town and parish councils. The event was part of a series of commemorations funded and supported by Waverley Borough Council, to mark 100 years since the end of WWI.