Pte. George Jaffray received a gravestone through the Veterans Affairs Canada Funeral and Burial Program.

Pte. George Jaffray received a gravestone through the Veterans Affairs Canada Funeral and Burial Program.

Veteran receives military headstone

While entering Memorials for Find a Grave I became aware of this veteran, Pte. George Jaffray, who had no stone.

While entering Memorials for Find a Grave I became aware of this veteran, Pte. George Jaffray, who had no stone. An interview with his great nephew Ken Jaffray mentioned he had heard stories of his odd behavior. Military records also indicate psychiatric issues following the war. We now know this as PTSD.

The Last Post Fund’s mission is to ensure that no Veteran is denied a dignified funeral and burial, as well as a military gravestone, due to insufficient funds at time of death. Its primary mandate is to deliver the Veterans Affairs Canada Funeral and Burial Program which provides funeral, burial and grave marking benefits for eligible Canadian and allied veterans.

As a member of the Bluffton Legion #203 I made application for this military stone.

Lest We Forget

Linda Doran

 

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