Freedom of the Municipality parade – 13 Field Ambulance

A Freedom of the Municipality Parade was one of several events held over the March 19th weekend to mark the 100th anniversary of 13 Field Ambulance, the predecessor to the current day 11 Field Ambulance.

Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, the Honourable Judith Guichon (front row, third from left) and her husband Bruno Mailloux (front row, second from left) pose with distinguished guests and members of the head table during a dinner commemorating the 100th Anniversary of 13 Field Ambulance, hosted at Government House on March 19.

Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, the Honourable Judith Guichon (front row, third from left) and her husband Bruno Mailloux (front row, second from left) pose with distinguished guests and members of the head table during a dinner commemorating the 100th Anniversary of 13 Field Ambulance, hosted at Government House on March 19.

The Canadian Armed Forces Medical Services Banner, the “Princess Royals Banner of our Colonel in Chief” (right) is paraded by the 11 Field Ambulance Royal Banner Color Party past Saanich Municipal Hall.

The Canadian Armed Forces Medical Services Banner, the “Princess Royals Banner of our Colonel in Chief” (right) is paraded by the 11 Field Ambulance Royal Banner Color Party past Saanich Municipal Hall.

Mayor Richard Atwell (second from right) and Commanding Officer of 11 Field Ambulance Lieutenant Colonel Heather McClelland (right) inspect the troops.

Mayor Richard Atwell (second from right) and Commanding Officer of 11 Field Ambulance Lieutenant Colonel Heather McClelland (right) inspect the troops.

LCol McClelland enacts the ceremonial knock upon the mayor’s door, then is greeted by the Mayor of Saanich Richard Atwell.

LCol McClelland enacts the ceremonial knock upon the mayor’s door, then is greeted by the Mayor of Saanich Richard Atwell.

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