The Canadian Rangers, complete in their arctic high-viz uniforms and WWII-vintage Longbranch Enfield .303s, are temporarily posting sentries at the Tomb of the Unknown Solider at the National War Memorial in Ottawa as part of Canada’s National Sentry Program.
Ranger Ernie Hegglun (left) and Ranger Dallas Alison (right), both from 4 CPRG, stand at ease while on guard. All photos by OS Camden Scott, DAPA, taken at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Ontario on June 19, 2018.
The members of the Canadian Rangers are from Canadian Ranger Patrol Groups (CPRGs) based in Western and Eastern Canada.
“They are honoured to be in Ottawa to stand vigil for all Canadians who served, from the First World War to the present.”
Ranger Ernie Hegglun (left) and Ranger Dallas Alison (right), both from 4 CPRG, stand at ease while on guard.
Master Corporal Amanda Cramer, a piper from the Ceremonial Guard, (right) Ranger Ernie Hegglun, from 4 CPRG, (middle left) Ranger Dallas Alison, from 4 CPRG (middle right) and Ranger Mike Sheppard, from 5 CPRG, (left) Present Arms towards the National War Memorial.