Archive for August, 2014

  • “Dead” Man Appears to Old Comrade

    August 28, 2014 by Legion Magazine
      “Dead” Man Appears to Old Comrade By The Legionary June 15th, 1926 “Hello, Jack!” “My God, Tom, I buried you in France – thought you were dead!” “Not me, Jack; this is me here.” And Guard John Reid at the Jail Farm, Langstaff, Ont.,...
  • Humour Hunt

    August 28, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    Jack Wallace of Ottawa says that while digging around in the Public Archives of Canada he found that the Canadian Army was responsible for an unannounced exploit: the wide dissemination of pork and beans. The Canadian Corps war diary of July, 1916, recorded the great...
  • Humour Hunt

    August 26, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    B.E. Smith of London, Ont., says this incident occurred in HMCS Nootka: A sailor complained that the liver was rotten. The doctor, summoned as judge, pronounced it good. At the next serving of liver, there were several complaints. “Awful offal,” they called it. The doctor,...
  • Humour Hunt

    August 21, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    Here`s a Korean War story, from George McElroy of Oakville, Ont.: It was the farewell parade for 2 Royal Canadian Regiment at Camp Petawawa. After the 1st and 2nd battalions of the regiment had presented arms to each other, Lieutenant-Colonel Bingham, commanding officer of the...
  •   The Cuxhaven Raid A Recollection of the Early Days of Britain’s Fighting Force of the Air By The Legionary February 1st, 1927 During the early part of the war the chief duty of the Harwich Force was to scout in the German Bight, in...
  • Humour Hunt

    August 19, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    John Richardson of Calgary tells us of a sergeant majorly order that, he says, was meant in all seriousness. It was at the 1st Commonwealth Division’s Korean War battle school at Hara Mura, Japan, in 1953, where Richardson, after a tour with 1 Princess Patricia’s...
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