My father’s family move to Canada from England in 1928, and my father, his father and his two brothers joined the British Columbia (Duke of Connaught’s Own) Regiment, also known as The Dukes, as militia in the mid-1930s. All the boys had been musicians from when they were children, so they joined the regimental band.
Battle of the Atlantic video narrated by Alan Doyle nominated for 2019 Canadian Online Publishing Award Canvet Publications Ltd. has been named a finalist in the 2019 Canadian Online Publishing Awards for Best Video Content for the Military Moments video Battle of the Atlantic narrated by Alan Doyle.
The Royal Canadian Mint is creating two commemorative coins to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day.
These unsung heroes of World War II, the ‘Attagirls’, were responsible for ferrying new fighter and bomber planes to their bases, as well as flying transport aircraft and some air ambulances.