Northumberland Military Tattoo

Chris Barker has a long history with the Royal Canadian Sea Cadets “Skeena” and with the ship that gave the cadets their name – HMCS Skeena.   The Canadian Navy destroyer was lost in a storm off Iceland during the Second World War (1944) with the loss of 15 crew members and 2019 is the 75th anniversary of this event. Chris and the other volunteers working with the cadets want to take 30 cadets to Iceland this Fall to participate in events that remember these Canadians who gave their lives.  Their fundraising activities included a “Military Tattoo” at the Baltimore Arena on Saturday, May 4.  A first of its kind in Northumberland (as far as I know), local Cadets and bands… Read complete articleNorthumberland Military Tattoo