Archive for November, 2014

  • Grenade Accident Remembered 40 Years Later

    November 18, 2014 by Sharon Adams
    When Paul Wheeler and Gerry Fostaty met at a reunion in July, they threw their arms around each other and cried. They last saw each other in July of 1974, Wheeler a 17-year-old cadet instructor, Fostaty an 18-year-old platoon sergeant at Canadian Forces Base Valcartier,...
  • Historic WWII Photo – HMCS Assiniboine Crew

    November 14, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    The crew of HMCS Assiniboine and her mascot return to St. John’s, Nfld., after sinking U-210, August 1942. LIEUT. GERALD M. MOSES, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
  • Humour Hunt

    November 13, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    Campbell King of White Rock, B.C., a tells this 1915 story: An American and his wife touring along the Thames came to a town where bands were playing and flags flying. What was all the excitement about, he asked. “We’re celebrating the centennial of the...
  • Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino has given a cautious, two-phase response to the report of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs recommending 14 major changes to the New Veterans Charter...
  • Historic WWII Photo – Obstacle Course

    November 13, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    Members of the Cape Breton Highlanders run an obstacle course at Sheffield Park, England, 1942. LIEUT. C.E. NYE, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
  • Memory Lane

    November 13, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    Memory Lane By W.E.Elliot February, 1952   The Old Orderly Room Box   When the 1st Canadian Infantry Battalion, C.E.F., demobbed at London, Ontario, in April, 1919, the Orderly Room was kept open for another week in the belief there would still be matters to...

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