Monthly Archives: July 2015

CNN Looks at the Somme and finds Canadians!!

From CNN……… WWI site offers hints of J.R.R. Tolkien By Todd Leopold, CNN Updated 6:39 AM ET, Wed July 22, 2015 (CNN) There are elements of Middle-earth near a French village — though how deep they go is anyone’s guess. … Continue reading

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Let’s Help Norm Find 44 Lost Canadian Scottish Soldiers!

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A recent National Post news item featured Norm Christie and his belief that 44 Can Scots are buried, and were forgotten in the post war cleanup, near Neuville St Vaast which is just North of Arras. See the story here … Continue reading

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A Day Out at Vimy – June 2015- La Chaudière Cemetery

They say in order to be a true Canadian you have to visit Vimy Ridge and the most spectacular WW1 Memorial there is in France. I and former Horse Guards Officer Mr. Robert McTaggert took the opportunity to visit after … Continue reading

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