The tour commemorates those who served in the Boer War, First and Second World Wars, the Korean War, and peace-keeping missions.
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Waskasoo Walking Tour
The Red Deer War Memorial Heritage Tour commemorates those from Red Deer and District who served in the Boer War, First and Second World Wars, the Korean War, and peace-keeping missions. The tour includes 10 sites that have war memorials. The tour also includes three additional sites that played a significant role in the First World War. The first is the CPR Station which was the departure point for most of the service men and women. The second is the Red Deer Armoury which was the headquarters of the 35th Central Alberta Horse Regiment and the 187th Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War. The third is the Soldiers' Sanatorium, which was established in 1917 to treat soldiers wounded during the war. This tour was released at the end of July 2014 to coincide with the Centennial of the start of the First World War.