Brass Hats in Red Tape

Brass Hats in Red Tape By Wilfrid Bovey February 1954 The task of the officers responsible for the administration of the Canadian troops in Britain in the early days of the First World War was complicated by enough red tape to tie us all up in knots. The over-riding factor was that the only...
  • “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.,...
  •   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...
  • Eyes! Eyes! Eyes!

    August 11, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    Published in the June 1930 issue of Legion Magazine. Written by Will R. Bird Exclusive Audio Version: It was when the “Prairie Squirrels” were at Parvillers that Pete Mullins was sent down the line as a shell-shocked case, with every man in his platoon knowing...
  • The “Nut” Squad

    August 4, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    To mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War, Legion Magazine is delving through its archives to find first-hand reports of the war and the men and women who showed their mettle during four long years of fighting. Each week we will post a...
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