Calgarians develop gravestone app to honour lives of soldiers with photos, stories

Three years ago, Ryan Mullens was sitting next to the grave of a long-dead soldier in the Canadian military cemetery at Groesbeek, Holland.

He played Amazing Grace on his wooden flute as a tribute to one of the fallen, a soldier by the name of James Koester. And he wondered about that soldier's story.

Today, the former reservist is one half of a team that's developing a free mobile app that will bring the stories of buried soldiers to life. It's called "Faces of Valour". Mullens, along with Matthew Cudmore, are the co-founders of Memory Anchor, the tech company developing the app.

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