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Banners help localize significance of Remembrance Day

At 5 a.m. on a foggy Sunday morning in late October, Doug Grande climbed inside an aerial bucket and was raised some 12 feet or so above the sidewalk to hang a piece of cloth from a Fort Langley light standard.

But this was no simple piece of cloth, as he will attest.

The season supervisor of Cobra Electric, and his crew, were tasked with placing 26 customized Remembrance Day banners, each one sharing the name and photograph of a First World War soldier from Langley who lost his life fighting for this country’s freedom.

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