The Memory Project/Le Projet Mémoire

Articles by The Memory Project/Le Projet Mémoire

Lt. Col. Woodrow W. Coward while serving as Command Supply and Transport Officer, Quebec Command, 1960.
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Woodrow Coward (Primary Source)
Albert Hogg and his fiancée Lilian Jennings (married in June 1945), in March 1945.
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Albert “Bert” Hogg (Primary Source)
Jacques Louis Tremblay, 2010.
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Jacques Louis Tremblay (Primary Source)
John MacLean, November 2009.
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John Everard MacLean (Primary Source)
Victory mail (V-mail) letter written by Ernie to his mother on 5 May 1945 after his liberation.
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Ernest Alec Bagstad (Primary Source)
F/O Fred Cash's Lancaster crew, No. 434 (Bluenose) Squadron, Croft, England, November 1944.
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Fred William Cash (Primary Source)
Mr. Roy posing in front of his comrade's grave, Private Joseph Léonard Laflamme, 2nd Bataillon, Le Royal 22e Régiment, killed in action on November 24th, 1951. United Nations Cemetery, Pusan, South Korea.
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Florian Roy (Primary Source)
Charles Steinberg in November 2003.
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Charles Steinberg (Primary Source)
Harold Simpson tried on this kilt uniform while on leave in Aberdeen, Scotland in September, 1918. On the reverse, he wrote to his family: "To the Home Folks, Wad ye ken yer laddie in the kilties, Love from Harold."
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Harold H. Simpson (Primary Source)
Portrait of Victor Guérin at St. Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, January 29, 2010.
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Victor Chéri (Joseph) Guérin (Primary Source)
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Stanley “Sam” Carr (Primary Source)
Captains Alan Duckett and Seth Halton censoring copy to be printed in the first issue of the Maple Leaf newspaper, Caen, France, 28 July 1944.
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John Boyd (Primary Source)
Samuel Hearns at the Alderville Reserve First Nation Eagle Staff at monument in London, November 2002. Samuel served in Vietnam and Cyprus.
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Samuel Hearns (Primary Source)
Rodolphe Blanchard stands in front of his tent where he spent a winter in Goose Bay, Labrador, October 1942.
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Rodolphe Blanchard (Primary Source)
Mr. Lloyd Robertson attending a Remembrance Day Ceremony in 2008.
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Lloyd George “Ike” Robertson (Primary Source)
Portrait of Lorenzo Tremblay, taken in june of 1941, when he volonteered with Le Régiment de la Chaudière.
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Lorenzo Tremblay (Primary Source)
Milton Shefman at ease by his sleeping quarters Nissen Hut. Yorkshire, England.
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Milton Shefman (Primary Source)
Edward McAndrew in Hamilton, Ontario, while on embarkation leave, January 1, 1944.
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Edward George “Pullthrough” McAndrew (Primary Source)
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Lawrence B Levy (Primary Source)
Muriel Hurst and her Husband Thomas William Hurst, in Kitchener, Ontario, 2008.
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Muriel Hurst (Primary Source)
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Kenneth Daynard (Primary Source)
Roger Gagnon receiving the Ambassador of Peace Medal from the president of South Korea during a revisit to Korea, September 1986.
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J. L. Roger Gagnon (Primary Source)
W.K. Newell pictured in his Navy Commando uniform.
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Wilfrid K Newell (Primary Source)
Mr. Elmer Sinclair, 2010.
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Elmer James Sinclair (Primary Source)
Photo of Douglas MacDonald was taken just after his enlistment in the Army in 1943.
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Douglas MacDonald (Primary Source)
Bill Renwick returns home in 1945, 50 lbs. lighter after his internment in a German POW camp.
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Bill Renwick (Primary Source)
Leslie McCreesh just prior to demobilization, 1946.
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Leslie “Les” McCreesh (Primary Source)
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Francis William Godon (Primary Source)
The office of 56 Transport Company, Royal Canadian Army Service Corps, B platoon in Korea, summer 1954.
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Fred Joyce (Primary Source)
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Joan Mary Rogers (Primary Source)
A portrait of Frank Tomkins in uniform.
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Frank Tomkins (Primary Source)
Canadian artillery guns being fired in the Korean War.
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John Gillis (Primary Source)
Portrait of Thomas William Hurst, first leave in R.A.F, September 1939. Postal Stamp duplicated this photo in September 2005 in Ottawa, Ontario.
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Thomas William “Tiny” Hurst (Primary Source)
Gordon Harrison in Korea, 1952-1953.
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Gordon Harrison (Primary Source)
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Ida May “Skinny” Lackey (née Skinner) (Primary Source)
Lyle McIvor (second from left) on leave in Tokyo, Japan with Canadian and British soldiers.
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Lyle McIvor (Primary Source)
Article submitted to the Hall of Honour, Carleton Place.
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Bruce McDonald (Primary Source)
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Dennis William Patrick Connolly (Primary Source)
Portrait on postcard of Lucien Simard in 1944, when he joined the Merchant Navy.
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Lucien Simard (Primary Source)
Sidney A. Appleyard, 1944-45.
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Sidney Albert Appleyard (Primary Source)
Sergeant Robert Guy, North Africa, 1943.
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Robert Mons Guy (Primary Source)
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Marshall Chow (Primary Source)
Call Sign Charlie - northwest of Hill 187. Guns pointing at Hill 166 across the Sami-Ch'on Valley. May 1953.
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Doug Cooper (Primary Source)
Black and white photograph of Olive Peat (nee Matthews), aged 19, in her army uniform in 1942.
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Olive May Peat (née Matthews) (Primary Source)
Mr. Russell in Canmore, Alberta, June 2010.
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Anthony Russell (Primary Source)
Naval ratings unloading a torpedo before the refit of an unidentified Town-class destroyer of the Royal Canadian Navy, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, March 1941.
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George Joseph - Isadore Ste. Marie (Primary Source)
A picture with a caption that reads "Previously Missing on Active Service - Now Presumed Dead; McLEAN, George Daryll, F.O. [Flight Officer], Mrs. G.D. McLean (wife); Hopewell Ave., Ottawa"
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Keith Flanigan (Primary Source)
Royal Canadian Corps of Signals (R.C.C.S.) personnel of the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division operating a field telephone near London Bridge on the Orne River, France, 18 July 1944.
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Stuart Ogilvie (Primary Source)
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Howard Sinclair Anderson (Primary Source)
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Roland "Rolly" Gravel (Primary Source)
Yeadon in 2002, holding the Japanese arm-band that he picked up when he was released. After the bombs at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, his captors escaped from the PoW facilities.
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Edison Yeadon (Primary Source)
William John Alexander Stewart in France, July 15, 1917. Mr. Stewart served with the 12th Canadian Machine Gun Corps.
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William John Alexander Stewart (Primary Source)
Black and white photograph of Harold Harden on leave in Montreal in June 1943.
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Harold Harden (Primary Source)
Mrs. Edith Garden (née Greenly) in uniform in Edmonton, Alberta, on August 25, 1944.
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Edith Marion Garden (née Greenly) (Primary Source)
Mr. Langelier of the 3rd Battalion Royal 22e Régiment posing with a Bren Gun in Korea in 1953.
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Bertrand Langelier (Primary Source)
Mr. James Annett when he first joined the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) in 1942.
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James Annett (Primary Source)
James Coburn's Royal Canadian Air Force identification card, issued in June of 1944, when he was 20 years old.
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James V. Coburn (Primary Source)
Mr. George Couture, May 2012.
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George Couture (Primary Source)
Snapshot of Ethel Rowell taken in Italy, 1944.
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Ethel Rowell (Primary Source)
Bill Hawryluk, 1944.
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Bill Hawryluk (Primary Source)
Tom Settee standing next to the painting he prepared of Juno Beach 2010.
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Tom Naphtahli “Little Chief” Settee (Primary Source)
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Léonard “Pete” Gauthier (Primary Source)
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Maurice Marcoux (Primary Source)
Original photograph of Douglas R. Vidler taken in Scotland, in the spring of 1944
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Doug Vidler (Primary Source)
Mr. Paul de Villers with model ships he constructed.
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Paul de Villers (Primary Source)
Hubert Lalonde on guard duty, Easter 1945.
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Hubert Augustus Lalonde (Primary Source)
Kenneth Richardson at Arnhem Airfield, June 1945.
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Kenneth Elden Richardson (Primary Source)
Bruce Little was a gunner in the 1st L.A.A. Regiment at age nineteen in June 1943. Little had already been in the army for three years when this photograph was taken.
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Bruce Little (Primary Source)
Fred Lackey training on a Norton motorcyle in Ashtead, England, 1942.
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Fred George Lackey (Primary Source)
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Michel Vincent (Primary Source)
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Tilmon Arsenault (Primary Source)
A contemporary photograph of Leon Katz. For his contributions to the field of medicine he was awarded the Order of Canada.
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Leon Katz (Primary Source)
Post war, Mr. Hope is leaning on a car he rented to drive to Montreal, Quebec.
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Randolph George Hope (Primary Source)
Portrait of Lewis Chow in uniform.
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Lewis (Louis) Chow (Primary Source)
Peggy Lee, W.A.C. (St. John's Ambulance), 1942.
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Peggy Lee (Primary Source)
Ely Boeykens, 1945.
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Ely Edmond Boeykens (Primary Source)
The Vickers machinegun and tripod, four of which were the principal weapons of the machinegun platoon commanded by Lieutenant Fendick.
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Rex Fendick (Primary Source)
James Eagle in his peacekeeping uniform, 1971.
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James Eagle (Primary Source)
Contemporary photograph of Peter Vicaire, taken in july 2010 at Listuguj cultural center.
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Lawrence Vicaire (Primary Source)
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Record of Service Podcast
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John Covan (Primary Source)
Unidentified female employee of the John Inglis Company involved in the production of Bren guns. Toronto, Ontario, March 1943.
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Tish McSwain (Primary Source)
Patricia Collins (née Holden) in the original Royal Canadian Air Force, Women's Division uniform before caps were changed. Photo taken at RCAF Rockcliffe, Ottawa, Ontario, 1942.
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Patricia “Pat” Collins (Primary Source)
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Margarita “Madge” Trull (née Janes) (Primary Source)
Photo of Allan Smith after his arrival at Stalag Luft III on October 21, 1944. He had just narrowly escaped execution at Buchenwald Concentration camp.
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Allan “Al” Smith (Primary Source)
Service photograph taken in England, 1941.
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Everett Sylvester Cromwell (Primary Source)
2nd Battalion Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry in combat area, Korea, 23 April 1951.
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Gwylym “Bill” White (Primary Source)
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Paul Dumaine (Primary Source)
Charles Bouchard
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Charles Bouchard (Primary Source)
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Murray Hyman Kirsh (Primary Source)
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Paul Lup Chan (Primary Source)
Clair Hawn at 16 years old.
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Clair Oreal Hawn (Primary Source)
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Monty Lee (Primary Source)
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Robert “Bob” Farquharson (Primary Source)
Captain Ian Syme, 1945, after 5 years of service in the British Army.
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Ian Syme (Primary Source)
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Percy "Junior" Jackson (Primary Source)
John LaFrance in Hiro, Japan before being shipped to Korea.
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John LaFrance (Primary Source)
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John Ross “Danny” Daniels (Primary Source)
Flying Officer Ray Gauvreau's official Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) portrait, taken in England, 1944.
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Raymond Joseph Alexis “Ray” Gauvreau (Primary Source)
William McVean after receiving his Air Gunner's Wings, January 1944
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William McVean (Primary Source)
Photo taken of James Eddy when he was taken to a Prisoner of War Camp on January 15, 1945. When the camp was liberated, he ripped the photo from his file and kept it.
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James Eddy (Primary Source)
Jim - Returned to Canada - June 1952.
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James Lafrenière (Primary Source)
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Eleanor Barlow Cowburn (Primary Source)
Portrait of Okill Stuart in uniform, 1940.
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Okill Stuart (Primary Source)
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Record of Service Podcast Episode 5: D-Day (Bonus Episode)
Muriland Knott upon enlistment at the age of 17. Mr. Knott is a member of Curve Lake First Nation and before joining the Royal Canadian Regiment in 1942, he had never been further away from home than Peterborough, Ontario.
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Muriland Knott (Primary Source)
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Roger Proulx (Primary Source)
Portrait of Mrs. Cooper.
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Lois Jean Cooper (Primary Source)
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Morris Pearlman (Primary Source)
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Francis Bathe (Primary Source)
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Edward Fey "Ed" Lee (Primary Source)
Private Edmond Arsenault of The West Nova Scotia Regiment aiming a PIAT anti-tank weapon from a slit trench near Ortona, Italy, 10 January 1944.
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Edmond Arsenault (Primary Source)
Some members of the Royal Air Force 576 Squadron in England, 1945. Front row: members of the ground crew. Flight crew in rear, from left to right: Flight Sergeant Ken Tamkin (Flight Engineer); Flight Sergeant William Millard (Tail Gunner); Pilot Officer R
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William A. Millard (Primary Source)
Lieutenant Carol Hendry (standing) and comrades shown plotting positions on tactical table during a tactical game, 1944. Slacks were only worn on the job due to the the amount of time spent on the floor.
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Carol Elizabeth Duffus (Primary Source)
Photo of Reid Myers shortly after his enlistment in 1943.
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Reid Byron Myers (Primary Source)
Harry Hurwitz in uniform.
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Harry Hurwitz (Primary Source)
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Emilien Dufresne (Primary Source)
A photograph of Bob Ducharme taken at a Memory Project event in Nanaimo, BC in November, 2011.
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Bob Ducharme (Primary Source)
Mrs. Anna Dundas (née Mayer), No. 300194, Royal Canadian Air Force, Women's Division (RCAF, WD).
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Anna Dundas (Primary Source)
Portrait of Rudy Lavoie taken after being promoted to Flying Officer, 1944.
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Rodolphe Charles “Rudy” Lavoie (Primary Source)
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Paul Tomelin (Primary Source)
Bertha Hull (née Herr) in Belgium, February 1945.
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Bertha Annie “Bertie” Hull (née Herr) (Primary Source)
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Ruby Grace Fletcher (née Tuson) (Primary Source)
Jack Western and his wife Barbara on their wedding day, September 9th, 1944.
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Jack Western (Primary Source)
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Jim Guy (Primary Source)
Sylvia Hawryluk, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1945.
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Sylvia Hawryluk (Primary Source)
Mr. Cowhey and fellow RCAF trainees in their initial training after enlisting. After completing this course, during which time they were billeted at Queen's University, the trainees were sent to Calgary, Alberta, for flying school, 1943.
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Gerald Cowhey (Primary Source)
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Dorothy Lutz (Primary Source)
Charles England, 22, in Belgium.
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Charles Eldridge England (Primary Source)
Photo of Harold E. Bronson taken in December 1944 or January 1945, upon his release from the RCAF.
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Harold Bronson (Primary Source)
Mr. Glenn Rowe, June 2012.
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Glenn Rowe (Primary Source)
Carvil Ritcey after enlisting in the Canadian Army on September 2, 1939.
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Carvil James Ritcey (Primary Source)
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Cécile Grimard (Primary Source)
Margaret Davies (née Heppenstall) joined the Auxiliary Territorial Service in Northhampton, England in 1940. At that time, there were three other women named Margaret so she she was given the nickname "Bobbie."
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Margaret Davies (Primary Source)
Robert Lundmark, 1945.
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Robert Lundmark (Primary Source)
Troop Sgt Tank Crew Commander, Arnold McCourt, standing beside a brand new tank issued to The Three Rivers Regiment just before leaving Leghorn, Italy for Northwest Europe in late 1944.
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Arnold “Mac” McCourt (Primary Source)
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Alex Polowin (Primary Source)
Don Bauerlein's National Registration card issued by National Revenue Canada and stamped in Toronto, Ontario, on September 20, 1943.
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Don Wildon Bauerlein (Primary Source)
Tom Hayden (top) with his friends on Mt Etna in 1943.
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Tom Hayden (Primary Source)
Graduating from Admin Course, No. 15 in 1945.
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George Henry Dancer (Primary Source)
Mr. Alex van Bibber in Whitehorse, Yukon. 25 June 2010.
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Alexander “Alex” van Bibber (Primary Source)
Peter John, 2010.
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Peter Michael “Pete” John (Primary Source)
Constance Gwendolyn Powys in her Volunteer Aid Detachment uniform. She served with this nursing division of St. John's Ambulance. c.1918. Collection courtesy of Frances Powys MacNeil.
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Constance Gwendolyn Powys (Primary Source)
Photograph of Passport - Stamped 'Department of Transport' - Vancouver, 1942.
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Michael Kucher (Primary Source)
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Clayton Currie Leigh (Primary Source)
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Lionel Bourboing (Primary Source)
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Jacques Cinq-Mars (Primary Source)
Wounded Canadian soldiers awaiting evacuation to a Casualty Clearing Station of the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps (R.C.A.M.C.) in the Normandy beachhead, France, 6 June 1944.
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Cleveland Abraham “Cleve” Jagoe (Primary Source)
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Alec MacInnis (Primary Source)
Andrew Wong in 2009.
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Andrew Kurn “Andy” Wong (Primary Source)
Portrait of Abe Levine in uniform, in Montreal, right after he got his wings, May 1944.
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Abe Jeffrey Levine (Primary Source)
Canadian 3rd Advanced Dressing Station camp near the 38th Parallel in Korea during winter 1955.
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Jean-Louis Blais (Primary Source)
Hazel Wylie at age 18 or 19. Her husband carried this photo with him during the war. He participated in the Normandy Landings and looked after the horses of The Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Highlanders.
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Hazel Wylie (Primary Source)
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Malcolm Andrade (Primary Source)
Soldiers of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry during a weapons inspection.
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Charles Snider (Primary Source)
Photo of George Ens taken the week of gradutaion from Driving School, Woodstock.
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George Ens (Primary Source)
Mr. Origène Poulin.
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Origène Poulin (Primary Source)
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Record of Service Podcast Episode 1: Codebreakers
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John Mackelvie (Primary Source)
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Corinne Kernan Sévigny (Primary Source)
Mr. Gordon Steinberg. January 2012.
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Gordon Steinberg (Primary Source)
Julienne Leury, on the right, winter of 1943-1944, RCAF Mont-Joli base, Québec.
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Julienne Gringras Leury (Primary Source)
Jack Clements, age 21, bathing in a steel drum near the end of the war, 1945. Showers for soldiers were very few and far between.
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Jack Clements (Primary Source)
Bill and Betty Ryckman on their wedding day in England, April 24,1945.
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William James “Bill” Ryckman (Primary Source)
George MacDonell is pictured here on his 19th birthday on August 5, 1941, just before Canadians were sent to fight in Hong Kong in December, 1941.
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George MacDonell (Primary Source)
Medal given from the French Government for service in Dieppe, with the Dieppe Bar attached.
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Arthur Philip Fraser (Primary Source)
Norman K. Beanland at age 17, Glasgow, Scotland.
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Norman K. Beanland (Primary Source)
Photo of Hugh and Barbara's wedding, December 9, 1944, in Idull, England.
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Hugh Bartley (Primary Source)
Claude Petit in Winnipeg, 2011
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Claude Petit (Primary Source)
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Bud Berntson (Primary Source)
Douglas Warren at the 60th Anniversary of the Battle of Dieppe, taken August 19, 2002. The Warren twins flew three sorties over Dieppe, and Douglas laid the Memorial wreath in remembrance of the 403 RCAF Squadron casualties.
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Douglas Warren (Primary Source)
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Gordon Andry (Primary Source)
Charles Willoughby wrote often to his family while he was overseas. This envelope was from a July 19, 1918 letter to his father. He was the censor for his unit so was very careful in his own letters with what he told his family.
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Charles James McNeil Willoughby (Primary Source)
Dave Ewart, 1943.
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Dave Ewart (Primary Source)
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John Baptist James “John the B” Marchand (Primary Source)
Ian Mair (far right) and three other Royal Marine sergeants on leave in Alexandria, Egypt, 1943.
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Ian Mair (Primary Source)
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Joseph William “Joe” Vicaire (Primary Source)
Doug Franks is pictured here in Yorkshire on beach defence after Dunkirk. Pat Cunningham is pictured in the background. 1940.
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Doug Franks (Primary Source)
Portrait of Bud McLean when he returned from overseas, in 1945.
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Frederick George “Bud” McLean (Primary Source)
Helen Jean Crawley on a Norton Motocycle at 60th Reunion, 2005.
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Helen Jean “Jean” Crawley (Primary Source)
Beatrice Mary Shreiber (Geary), Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1945.
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Beatrice Mary Geary (née Shreiber) (Primary Source)
In the summer of 1944, Fred Sygrove (pictured here) was made Chief Petty Officer at the age of twenty.
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Fred Sygrove (Primary Source)
Mr. Alphonse Martel (August 2011).
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Alphonse Martel (Primary Source)
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Elizabeth “Betty” Dimock (Primary Source)
Tannes Hesje
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Tannes Hesje (Primary Source)
Leslie Scherer in the Scottish uniform of the 48th Highlanders.
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George Leslie Scherer (Primary Source)
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Babs Fraser Drennan (Primary Source)
Contemporary Photo of Mr. Wong, 2010.
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Thomas Kwok Hung “Tommy” Wong (Primary Source)
William White, location and date unknown.
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William Albert White (Primary Source)
Dorothy Jamieson on her way for operational Training for fighter control in Paddington Station, London 1940.
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Dorothy M Jamieson (Primary Source)
Gunners with a Priest M-7 105 mm self-propelled howitzer of 34 Battery, 14th Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery (RCA), Normandy, France, June 20, 1944. Lieutenant Garth S. Webb also served with the 14th Field Regiment.
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Garth S. Webb (Primary Source)
Jean Adams, member of the Women's Royal Canadian Naval Services ("the WRENS"), 1944.
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Jean Adams (Primary Source)
Saskatchewan, February 1944
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Arthur Victor “Arty” Webster (Primary Source)
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Ken D. Fisher (Primary Source)
Frank Lucano, age 27, at the Light Aid Detachment, D Squadron, Royal Canadian Dragoons, summer 1954.
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Frank Lucano (Primary Source)
Counting the hits [graphic material] : two unidentified aircrew examining a target drogue at No. 10 Bombing and Gunnery School, RCAF. Canada.
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Murray Heselton (Primary Source)
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Russell George Leeder (Primary Source)
A photo of some the crew of HMCS Thorlock, taken in Ireland in May, 1945.
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Bill Ronald Benjamin Courage (Primary Source)
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Maurice Alan Hundleby (Primary Source)
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Sandra Perron (Primary Source)
L-R: Louis Curran, Nurse and Bert Stady when he worked as a Nursing Orderly at the Veteran's Hospital at Sunnybrook in Toronto from 1963 to 1973.
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Louis Michael “Louie” Curran (Primary Source)
William Britch in October 2009.
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William “Grumps” Britch (Primary Source)
Raymond in uniform during the war.
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Marcel Raymond (Primary Source)
H. Rochon on leave, Glasgow, September 20, 1944.
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Helen Rochon (née Walter) (Primary Source)
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Cy Farquharson (Primary Source)
Albert Thomas, Miramichi, New Brunswick, November 25, 2009.
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Albert Joseph Thomas (Primary Source)
Newspaper article, date unknown, showing a photo of men from the Baie des Chaleurs area who joined the Royal Rifles of Canada shortly before they departed for Hong Kong in the fall of 1941.
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Robert Barter (Primary Source)
Portrait of Joe Friedman.
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Joseph Aaron “Joe” Friedman (Primary Source)
James Ritchie, 1941.
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James Duncan “Jim” Ritchie (Primary Source)
Louis Antoine Tremblay, Holland, 1945.
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Louis Antoine Tremblay (Primary Source)
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Record of Service Podcast Episode 3: The Tomkins Brothers
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James Arthur “Mike” Forester (Primary Source)
Lord Trenchard, Air Marshall of the Commonwealth and founder of the RAF, on his retirement tour in 1952. Myers is pictured here, third airman from the right with the RCAF Honour Guard, Tactical Air Command, Edmonton, Alberta.
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Ron Myers (Primary Source)
Photo taken at AUX Airfield at Wellingore, England, 1942. Jack Hilton is in the cockpit of the Hurricane Aircraft, part of 438 Fighter Squadron.
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Jack Henry Hilton (Primary Source)
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Marcel Montpetit (Primary Source)
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Ruth Muggeridge (Primary Source)
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Record of Service Podcast Episode 4: The Prisoner
Gordon Hendery pictured in Corfu, Greece, on Christmas, 1944
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Gordon Hendery (Primary Source)
Mr. Querry in 1946.
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Romuald Querry (Primary Source)
Ida Ferguson, World War I Nurse and recipient of the Croix de Guerre.
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Ida Ferguson (Primary Source)
Victor Wong in Training at Camp Shilo, Manitoba, 1944.
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Victor Eric Wong (Primary Source)
Adriana (centre) with her sister, Willemina Seywerd (L) and a friend (R).
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Adriana Ouborg (Primary Source)
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Leonard Braithwaite (Primary Source)
Third Officer Margaret Douglas (Cooper), Womens Royal Naval Service, UK, 1941-45.
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Margaret Cooper (née Douglas) (Primary Source)
Roy Heron, August, 2009
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Roy Trevor Gilbert Heron (Primary Source)
David Abells at event for The Memory Project, May, 2010.
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David Abells (Primary Source)
Ralph Mintz at Mr. John Labatt's 50th Anniversary Bridge, Korea. Labatt's Brewery provided Canadian troops with cases of beer during their time in Korea. The 57th Canadian Independent Field Squadron, Royal Canadian Engineers named this bridge they built i
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Ralph Mintz (Primary Source)
Mervin Cashman.
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Mervin Cashman (Primary Source)
Enlistment photo of Margaret Guildford (née Bartlett) in her nursing uniform.
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Margaret Guildford (Primary Source)
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Frank Bing Wong (Primary Source)
A document outlining the involvment of the Asham family in the First and Second World Wars.
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Kenneth McClure Asham (Primary Source)
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Record of Service Podcast Episode 2: Do No Harm
John Scammell in uniform after receiving his navigator's wings in October 1943. Scammell trained as a Navigator in London, Ontario before being sent overseas in November 1943
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John Scammell (Primary Source)
Sgt Clifford Lloyd while stationed in The Netherlands in 1945.
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Cliff Henry Lloyd (Primary Source)
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Jean-Paul Bertrand (Primary Source)
Royal Canadian Navy trainees, Sydney, Nova Scotia, November 1941.
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Donald McCree “Scotty” Cameron (Primary Source)
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Sheila Elizabeth Whitton (Primary Source)
Marcel Caron on with his motorcycle, Kingston, Ontario, 1941.
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Marcel Caron (Primary Source)
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Norman Wrigglesworth (Primary Source)
F/O Dennis Knapik (on right) stands with his crew F/O Ken Stuart (left) and Sgt Howard Laberge (middle) in England 1944.
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Dennis William Knapik (Primary Source)
December 20, 1962 after the Hong Kong Memorial Parade at the Minto Armoury.
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Larry Edward Stebbe (Primary Source)
Cyril L. C. Allinson served with the same battalion as John Mc Crae during World War I. Collection courtesy of Cynthia Macleod.
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Cyril L.C. Allinson (Primary Source)
Olive Henderson in WREN uniform, on leave, before the war was over, Spring of 1945.
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Olive Henderson (Primary Source)
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James “Jim” Mahar (Primary Source)
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Bernard Marquis (Primary Source)
Jeanne Bouchard, member of CWAC, 1942.
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Jeanne Bouchard (Primary Source)
The Honourable Greg Thompson, Minister of Veteran Affairs and John Forbes, August 30, 2007.
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John R.D. Forbes (Primary Source)
Newspaper Clipping with June Melton (2nd on right), 18 years old, June 10, 1943.
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June Melton (Primary Source)
Stained glass window at the Deer Lodge Centre Chapel, Winnipeg, Manitoba. This piece was dedicated to the Nursing Sisters of Winnipeg, November 10, 1991.
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Dorothy Gogan (Primary Source)
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Murray MacKenzie “Chief” Whetung (Primary Source)
Lloyd Hamilton (right) and his father George (left) at their home in Calgary, Alberta prior to Lloyd's departure for Korea, 19 April 1953. George Hamilton was also an army cook, previously during the Second World War
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Lloyd Hamilton (Primary Source)
Dr. Bruce MacKenzie in the cockpit of an F-18 fighter plane. Comox, B.C. 1989.
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Bruce MacKenzie (Primary Source)
George Burrows in Uniform, 1941.
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George Burrows (Primary Source)
Photo taken in Toronto prior to going overseas. This is the only pre-overseas picture of Bill in uniform.
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William (Bill) “Bill” Davis (Primary Source)
Leonard Link at Skating Rink, in town of Maple Creek, Saskatchewan, Winter of 1942. Kids from the town can be seen in the background.
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Leonard Roy “Len” Link (Primary Source)
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Margaret Brownlee (Primary Source)
Mr. Jules Blais in Quebec City, Quebec on June 3, 2010.
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Jules Blais (Primary Source)
Patrick Reidy (back row centre) with his brothers Ken and Don beside him and friends after they enlisted in the Army. Mr. Reidy lied about his age because he was actually 15 years old! September 1940..
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Patrick Reidy (Primary Source)
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Donald Wolfe (Primary Source)
Mr Ross on Guard duty, 1939.
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Bob Ross (Primary Source)
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Marguerite Marie “Marge” Plante (Primary Source)
Pictured here in his last year of high school Alexander (Mack) Esdon has already been a cadet for eight (8) years.
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Alexander “Mack” Esdon (Primary Source)
Grace Breau Theriault at the Canadian General Hospital, Pinewood, England.
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Grace Breau-Theriault (Primary Source)
Malcom MacConnell and his Crew as they commenced their tour of operations with Bomber Command, June 1944.
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Malcolm MacConnell (Primary Source)
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Leonard “Scotty” Wells (Primary Source)
Stirling Albert Squarebriggs in uniform in the 1940s.
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Stirling Albert “Squares” Squarebriggs (Primary Source)
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Kenneth Snider (Primary Source)
Portrait of Sam Rose.
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Sam Rose (Primary Source)
This portrait was taken shortly after Joyce Paynter enlisted in the Canadian Women's Army Corps in London, England, 1944.
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Joyce Paynter Andrews (Primary Source)
Ray Lewis and his sister on the morning he enlisted in the army, Calgary, Alberta, October 22, 1942.
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Raymond Walton “Lewy” Lewis (Primary Source)
William Taylor (right) with a close friend shortly after enlisting in Hamilton in early 1942.
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William Taylor (Primary Source)
Robert Yule in occupied Germany, 1945.
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Robert Yule (Primary Source)
Verna (Johnson) Ritchie is hospital uniform in Toronto, Winter 1943.
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Verna Ritchie (Primary Source)
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André-Paul Turin (Primary Source)
Nellie Rettenbacher in CWAC uniform.
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Nellie Rettenbacher (Primary Source)
Personnel of the Royal Canadian Engineers (R.C.E.) clearing a minefield, Italy, 20 December 1943. Mr. Gunther also served in Italy with the Royal Canadian Engineers (RCE).
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Ellis Richard Gunther (Primary Source)
Susan Beharriell before take-off in a fighter jet at the Canadian air force base in Cold Lake, Alberta.
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Susan Beharriell (Primary Source)
Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph, John William Fraser
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John William Fraser (Primary Source)