Archive for November, 2012

  • My Dearest Mother, Your most welcome letter of Dec. 10th received today also one from Ada and was certainly glad to get them. It will be my happiest moment when I hear the con [conductor] call, “Boissevain next!” and see you standing on the station...
  • Service Canada To Handle Veterans’ Questions

    November 28, 2012 by Legion Magazine
    The Royal Canadian Legion has concerns about Veterans Affairs Canada’s use of Service Canada for handling inquiries and applications. Agents at Service Canada’s 600 outlets are now answering veterans’ inquiries and accepting completed application forms for VAC disability claims and other...
  • The Men Who Sank The Tirpitz: Air Force, Part 54

    November 28, 2012 by Hugh A. Halliday
    Thousands of Royal Canadian Air Force aircrew served in Bomber Command throughout the Second World War. Although 15 Canadian squadrons existed within that formation, many RCAF personnel flew in non-RCAF units, including in squadrons that fought the mighty German battleship...
  • Clifford refers to the murder of Sergeant Henry Marquis Ozanne of the 9th Regiment, Canadian Mounted Rifles during a robbery. Musie is a term of endearment all three Bowes brothers use in writing to their mother. Dearest Mother, Well Musie, I received your parcel this...
  • 11/26/1941 His Majesty’s Canadian Ship Halifax is commissioned. 11/26-29/2008 Well orchestrated gun and grenade attacks kill dozens and injure many more at popular tourist destinations in Mumbia, India. Luxury hotels, a railway station and restaurant are among the targeted locations. Members of a Pakistani militant...
  • Memorial Unveiled For Fallen Firefighters

    November 24, 2012 by Legion Magazine
    Canadian firefighters who have fallen in the line of duty are now permanently commemorated on the Canadian Firefighters Memorial, officially unveiled in Ottawa, Sept....
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