Minister Baird Pays Respects to Canadian Soldiers at the Chrukin Marine Cemetery in Vladivostok

Minister Baird Pays Respects to Canadian Soldiers at the Chrukin Marine Cemetery in Vladivostok

September 7, 2012 - Vladivostok, Russia - Minister Baird visited the Chrukin Marine Cemetery in Vladivostok, a Commonwealth War Graves Commission site, to pay his respects to 14 Canadian soldiers who died during the Siberian Intervention in 1919.

“I am honoured to pay my respects to these great Canadians, who served their country with distinction,” said Minister Baird.

Baird made his visit on the margins of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Vladivostok, Russia.

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