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Lest We Forget Remembrance and Military Library

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The “Lest We Forget” Remembrance and Military Library (“LWFRML”) was established to create and maintain a center of excellence, for the study and promotion of remembrance and military history, in Sault Ste. Marie and the surrounding area. Royal Canadian Artillery Regiment Cap BadgeIt is organized and maintained by the Senate of the 49th (Sault Ste. Marie) Field Artillery Regiment, R.C.A.

The 49th (Sault Ste. Marie) Field Artillery Regiment, R.C.A. is a Canadian Forces Primary Reserve regiment based in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. The regiment is part of Land Force Central Area's 31 Canadian Brigade Group. The regiment was granted the Freedom of the City of Sault Ste. Marie on 1 July 1967.

(History of the Regiment via the Canadian Department of National Defence: http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-dhp/his/ol-lo/vol-tom-3/par1/art/49far-49rdc-eng.asp.)

31 Canadian Brigade GroupThe LWFRML possesses specialized resources in Canadian Military History and the history of 49th Field Regiment (Sault Ste. Marie) and its predecessor regiments in Northern Ontario dating back to the 19th Century. The purpose of the Library is to establish and maintain a center of excellence, for the study and promotion of remembrance and military history, in Sault Ste. Marie and the surrounding area.

AU’s Strategic Plan calls for its library to develop enhanced research capabilities and skills within its student body, initiatives that contribute to collection growth, and the capacity to act as a hub connecting faculty, students, and community members to information networks and centres. The LWFRML wishes to seek opportunities to partner with AU in developing a viable relationship to make its specialized resources available to AU and the community at large through the library systems and expertise at AU.

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