Array ( [ff_id] => 960 [first_name] => Leonard [nickname] => [middle_name] => [last_name] => Harper [category] => full time [rank] => Firefighter [birth_date] => 1923-12-18 [joined_date] => 1947-10-01 [death_date] => 1947-12-08 [funeral_date] => 1947-12-11 [cemetary] => Royal Oak Burial Park [age] => 24 [department] => Victoria Fire Department [station] => #1 - Yates Street [city] => Victoria [province] => British Columbia [incident_location] => #1 Fire Hall [incident_province] => British Columbia [circumstances] => Leonard Harper lost his life in a training accident when a 55 foot ladder slipped. Firefighter Harper died from his injuries recived when he fell from the top of the extended ladder. [url] => [other] => [exclude] => 0 [use_department] => 0 [wsib_rec_date] => [date_entered] => 2009-03-29 [source] => IAFF Local 730 - Victoria Firefighters [note] => [ceremony] => [photo] => [panel_number] => 24 [story_EN] =>
The 1937 Chevrolet hose wagon was pressed into service for the funeral of Probationer-Firefighter Leonard Harper.[story_FR] => [dod] => 1947-12-08 )
The Canadian Fallen Firefighters Foundation was created to HONOUR and REMEMBER firefighters who have been killed in the line of duty and to SUPPORT their families. The CFFF is a registered charity and operates by fundraising.
The 2019 Memorial Service will take place on Sunday September 8th at 10:30 AM. The Honourary Host for the 2019 ceremony will be the Combined Fire Services of Manitoba.
Photos of the 2019 Canadian Firefighters Memorial can be viewed by visiting Official CFFF Photographer Linda Matta's website gallery.Read More
The 17th Annual Canadian Firefighters Memorial will take place on Sunday, September 13th, 2020 in Ottawa, ON. The Calgary Fire Department will be the 2020 Honourary Host.Read More
The Foundation awards Scholarships and Bursaries to the children and spouses of Fallen Firefighters recognized by the Foundation.
2014 CFM Ceremony DVD's are now available.
The Ceremony Videos make a great keepsake.
$20.00 ea. plus shipping.
The Canadian Fallen Firefighters Foundation is a registered, non-profit charitable corporation, governed by a Board of Directors composed of member of the Canadian Fire Service and other interested Canadians dedicated to honouring Canada's fallen firefighters.