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Remembrance Day: Show us your war medals

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 Canadian military medals from left to right: Dieppe Bar (1939-1954), Air Force Cross, Canada General Service Medal (1866-1870) (Veteran Affairs Canada)

Remembrance day is a time to recognize and reflect upon those who have served Canada in armed conflict around the world -- their sacrifices, their actions, and their great accomplishments.

Last year, we asked the CBC Community to share photos with us of the soliders in your lives and you delivered in spades.

For 2013, we're looking for photos and stories once again, but this time we're getting more specific: We want to see your medals.

 Edward Douglas Ted Lawson wears his war medals proudly in this photo submitted to CBC News by his niece, Linda Patton Ripley. Thousands of Canadian military medals and decorations are scattered throughout the country in memory boxes, on the uniforms of former soldiers, and hung proudly in picture frames. And with every medal comes a story of honour, strength and bravery in the service of Canada and Canadians.

Have you or a loved one earned a medal you'd like to share with the world? We'd love to hear the story behind it, too. You can submit it to the CBC Your News community below for a chance to be featured across the CBC network.

You can view all of the entries so far in this CBC Your News Community photo gallery. Our deepest gratitude to those who have shared their stories and images so far.

How to submit:

Upload them to the CBC Your News Community. If you haven't joined, it's easy to do. And if you are a member, simply log in and upload your photos or videos in the form below.

And if all else fails or your just have a story to share, you can send us an email at

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