Category Archives: My WW1 Relative

Anti-Aircraft Searchlight Company 1919

From David Fuller – our intrepid Maple Leaf Editor I have been researching my grandfather’s Anti-Aircraft Searchlight unit of the Canadian Engineers. Here is a photo taken in January 1919, probably in Bonn, but possibly Liege or Le Havre. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Can you help ID this man’s unit?

I have recently been asked to identify the unit that this Canadian sergeant served with and I am wondering if any of our visitors can help.

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Tracing Ronnie Mackinnon

From The Western Front Association Stand To! No 84 Article Extract Princess Patricia’s Pals by Gordon MacKinnon Introduction Two young soldiers stand in a French house, leaning on a high stool to keep still whilst the film is being exposed, … Continue reading

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Tell Your WW1 Relative`s story

When you were younger  you may have heard a story of what your WW1 relative may have seen or experienced. Why not share it here? Leave a note saying what you remember, where your relative may have served or what he/she … Continue reading

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