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...
  • Remembrance in Regina

    January 1, 2014 by Tom MacGregor
    “There are veterans who like to talk and there are veterans who don’t like to talk. My father was one of the ones that didn’t like to talk,” said Regina Branch President Terry Duncan as veterans gathered in the nearby Shiners’ Club after the 2013...
  • Find-Share-Discuss: January/February 2014

    January 1, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    Training days in Western Canada, the face of a young private, and a telegram announcing an upcoming visit to North Bay, Ont. Cheryl Oattes of Brantford, Ont., shares two photos and a telegram from her father’s time in the Second World War. Cheryl says her...
  • Find-Share-Discuss: November/December 2013

    November 1, 2013 by Legion Magazine
    Extreme cold and hungry polar bears, Far North, 1953-54. Gary Smith of Peterborough, Ont., shares a couple of photos from his time in the Far North with No. 1 Airborne Medical Platoon. Gary says he and the other members of his platoon landed on the...
  • 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...
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