A Remembrance Day Note
I saw this go by yesterday, and I, personally, think it's a good idea. I'm old enough to remember when there were enough WWI veterans left to make up a considerable part of the Remembrance Day parades even just in Edmonton, and it's sad to think that there are only three of them left in the entire country.
Petition calling for state funeral for WWI veteran gaining steam
Last Updated: Friday, November 10, 2006 | 12:49 PM ET
An online petition calling for a state funeral for the last veteran of the First World War passed the 43,000-signature mark Friday and is rising by the hour, organizers said.
The actual petition is here. In the meantime: