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Building a Soldier’s Story Using War Diaries

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.


Welcome to WARTIMES.ca

Welcome to WARTIMES.ca a website dedicated to the remembrance and research of Canada’s military contributions. Atop a gentle crest surrounded by lush French farmland lies the Bény-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, pictured above.