When asked what he would be doing on his tour to Afghanistan, the Victoria, BC soldier answered:

“I’m going to be helping the Afghan people.”


The purpose of the Greater Victoria Afghanistan Memorial Project (GVAMP) Society is to create a memorial to honour the 163 Canadians who gave their lives and the over 40,000 who served in Afghanistan to help provide a better future for the children of that country.

Please explore this website and links to learn more about the memorial, the Afghan mission and how you can help the GVAMP Society honour those who served and fell.

The memorial is now in Victoria and being stored until the:

Unveiling and dedication ceremony on

Saturday 30 September 2017



The Honourable Judith Guichon,

Lieutenant Governor

of British Columbia



Brigadier-General (Ret’d)

J. E. L. (Larry) Gollner