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Find-Share-Discuss: November/December 2015

James H. Robertson of Victoria sent us photos of his grandfather, George Henry Cecil Robertson, who served in France with the 6th Field Company, 2nd Divisional Engineers, Canadian Expeditionary Force, from 1915 to 1918. This photo was made at Salisbury Plain in central southern England in 1915. This portrait of George Robertson was taken...
  • Find-Share-Discuss: September/October 2013

    September 1, 2013 by Legion Magazine
    Ankle deep in water and mud, August 1918. Retired major Robert Gillan of Surrey, B.C., shares two photos of his grandfather, Corporal Thomas Gillan, taken during the First World War. Gillan says his grandfather served with 9 Field Ambulance of the Canadian Army Medical Corps....
  • Find-Share-Discuss: July/August 2013

    August 29, 2013 by Legion Magazine
    R & R in Japan, August 1951 Mike Gray of Omemee, Ont., shares a photo of his father, Lawrence Reimer (centre), enjoying a draft while in good company at the Ginza Beer Hall, Tokyo. Gray points out that his father had just turned 19. “I...
  • Find-Share-Discuss: May/June 2013

    May 1, 2013 by Legion Magazine
    Heat and Danger In Italy—Summer 1944 Canadian war veteran Lloyd A. Carter of Hemet, Calif., shares two photos taken while he was attached to a gun shop detachment with 1st Canadian Division. The top photo was taken near Alife, Italy, when summer’s heat “reduced me...
  • Find-Share-Discuss: March/April 2013

    March 1, 2013 by Legion Magazine
      ON HILL 355, KOREA Kenneth Clow of Brossard, Que., shares two photos of himself taken during the Korean War on Hill 355. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Korea Armistice Agreement on July 27, 1953. Clow, who was 17-years-old...
  • Find-Share-Discuss: January/February 2013

    February 7, 2013 by Legion Magazine
    Find-Share-Discuss: Stanley Wilson Photo On leave in wartime England Stanley Wilson of Ottawa shares this photo taken in 1944 while he and fellow aircrew were visiting Stratford-upon-Avon, where playwright William Shakespeare was baptized in 1564. When asked if he and his buddies took in a...
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