Witness to Remembrance

The 2nd Annual Caribbean Commonwealth Cruise – Day Six

Arrived in Philipsburg, St. Maarten, at 8 this a.m.  Another beautiful Island. Every one on this veterans cruise is having a wonderful time. Great people and lots of Friendships formed from all over the country. We strolled along the beach at Philipsburg. Dominion First Vice Tom Eagles with Frances Robertson, (quite a lady with...
  • Trafalgar Falls in Dominica.   Television crews prepare for a remembrance ceremony in Roseau, Dominica.   Tom Eagles (standing) talks with a Second World War veteran.   A colourful wreath is brought to the ceremony.   Dominion First Vice Tom Eagles places a wreath.  ...
  • Dominion Fist Vice Tom Eagles speaks to the group.   William Robertson, the oldest veteran on the cruise, accepts a gift from the Barbados Legion. Above and below: Cruise members watch the Changing of the Sentry.     Souvenirs are bought from the Barbados Legion...
  • Arrived at Basseterre, St. Kitts, at 0700 and 172 nautical miles from St. Thomas. Everyone enjoying the shopping and strolling just off the pier. Everyone so friendly. Weather gorgeous. Here is Joe and Charliene Franczak from R.L. Zengel Branch in Rocky Mountain House, Alta., waiting...
  • Arrived in St.Thomas at 7 am after two days at sea. The weather is a beautiful, with a temperature of 80 degrees F. Dominion First Vice Tom Eagles with One-By-One membership campaign winner Judy Newhook.   The View from top of mountain in St Thomas....
  • My great, great uncle, John Henry Thomson, was 28 years old when he fought in the 2nd Battle of Ypres during the First World War. He served with A Company, 13th Battalion, 3rd Infantry Brigade which was part of the 1st Canadian Division. The 13th Bn....
  • The Night In The Trenches 2013

    November 20, 2013 by admin
      Digging The Trench     Settling In For The Night     Warming Up In The Tent     Trench Life...
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