John Alexander Findlay was born in Armada, Alberta on December 18, 1919. The family moved to Lethbridge when he was a child, where he attended Galbraith School. On June 21, 1940 he volunteered for service in World War II as a Gunner in the 6th Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery, Regimental Number M3258. John served in Canada, the United Kingdom, Italy, and Holland and was discharged on October 24, 1945. Following the war, he was employed by Canadian Western Natural Gas and worked at the Bow Island Gas Field until 1959, and in Lethbridge, retiring in 1985. John married Eileen Jones in 1946, and they had three children, Marlene, Joanne, and David. John passed away in Lethbridge on April 29, 2003.
2024 Banner Application Deadline
Banner applications for 2023 are closed. Applications for 2024 are now being accepted. They must be received no later than June 30th, 2024. Only 90 additional (over and above the 2023 banners) will be displayed in the lead up to the 2024 Remembrance Day so sponsorships will again be available on a first come first served basis.