The son of a veteran, Doug MacLean, left, and the widow of another veteran, Pat Baxter, help unveil a plaque in remembrance of the Hong Kong Battle of 1941 at the Red Deer Legion on Friday afternoon. Officials from the National Hong Kong Veterans Commemorative Association, along with other local dignitaries, attended the event. Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff

PHOTO: Plaque in remembrance of the Hong Kong Battle of 1941 unveiled at Red Deer Legion

A plaque in remembrance of the Hong Kong Battle of 1941 was unveiled at the Red Deer Legion on Friday afternoon.

 

Pat Baxter, the widow of veteran David Baxter, stands in front of a plaque in remembrance of the Hong Kong Battle of 1941 at the Red Deer Legion Friday afternoon. Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff

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