The Last Post Fund provides a perpetual burial right to all eligible members who choose the National Field of Honour as their final resting place. The Last Post Fund is committed in providing perpetual care and maintenance for his cemetery.
The perpetual maintenance care service is defined as the general care services for the whole cemetery. Those services includes the following tasks:
The maintenance of the individual plot is the responsibility of the family. The family may clean or clear the marker from the grass that may have buried the marker over time.
To avoid any injuries, the family is not authorized to manipulate the marker.
Family members of the Veteran may wish to place tributes on a grave. These must be cut fresh flowers and special green receptacles are provided for this purpose. They can be found in green boxes located in special places in the cemetery.
The grass is cut on a weekly basis starting on Wednesday morning and ending on Thursday. Since the field must be cleared before the mowing, it is suggested that any tributes be placed after the mowing.
With the frost, defrost and other factors out of our control, the ground will sink, the marker will move out of their location and darken or might have darkened over time. With over 16,000 markers, it is practically impossible to maintain them all. For certain families, it is important that their plot looks clean and straight. Therefore, it is possible to provide individual care on family plots as described below: