They came with wreaths and teddy bears, flowers and flags. A small hockey stick bears the words “For Marcus,” the name of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo’s five-year-old son; a small stuffed dog is offered as a gesture to Cirillo’s own beloved pet. View scenes of remembrance from the makeshift memorial for slain soldier Cpl. Nathan Cirillo at the John VC Foote Armoury in Hamilton.
John VC Foote Armoury memorial (Hamilton, Ont.)
Cpl. Cirillo's funeral on Oct. 28, 2014, drew an outpouring of support and compassion. A day earlier, many mourners left artifacts at a makeshift memorial outside the John VC Foote Armoury in Hamilton.
Photographs by Jaime Hogge.