A memorial to the 158 Canadian soldiers killed in the Afghanistan mission is set to be unveiled at CFB Trenton Saturday.

The memorial has been dubbed the Afghanistan Repatriation Memorial, and it will be unveiled one day before Remembrance Day.

The memorial features a silhouetted soldier and two granite maple leaves, along with all the deceased soldiers’ names.

Thousands of people, including family members of deceased soldiers, are expected to attend the unveiling.