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enfrMAY 13-23 MAI, 2022
enfrMAY 13-23 MAI, 2022

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By Jordan Slump Jordan Slump is a 13 year-old student from Troy, Ontario. In this speech, Jordan recounts the experiences of his great-uncle, Gaele Visser, a private with the Canadian Army who died fighting near Wilhelmshaven, Germany, on April 23, 1945. Most of you probably have a favourite hero! Your hero may be Spiderman, Superman,...
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I and my daughter and daughter-in-law are planting for my father Gordon Morley and my grandfather Leonard Morley plus my grandfather John Pirie who all served.
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My father was with the Essex Scottish from Toronto, a front line gunner who was a part of the Liberation of Holland. He has returned to Holland for the 50, 55 and 60 Th liberation celebrations and this year I will be attending the 75 Th with my husband on his behalf. I will attach...
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My fathers family in Rotterdam was invaded by German soldiers when he was a pre-teen. They were forced to give up their bedrooms and live with these men. My Dad came to Canada after the war in hopes of a better life. He died 6 years ago. I miss hearing his lovely Dutch accent and...
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Our band, the Lincoln and Welland Association Band along with the Lincoln and Welland Regiment went to Holland to the town of Bergen op Zoom to participate in their Freedom of the City and Liberation Parade and Tattoo. It was a amazing experience and very humbling to be a part of. I am very proud...
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I am planting my tulip bulbs in honour of my uncle, Keith MacIntosh. He started with the SD&G Highlanders in June 1941 then joined the RCAF. After completing his initial training he was posted to the Air Observer School in Winnipeg where he took navigation, meteorology, photography, map reading and general reconnaissance courses, followed by...
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Originally from Montreal, WF Kerwin was a sergeant in the Royal Canadian Artillery (5th Light Anti-Aircraft Battery) who served his country from 1940-1945. He was part of the Italian Campaign and was also involved in the liberation of Holland.
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My father served on the HMCS Collingwood. Unfortunately, I don’t know about my uncles. They all came home. I have another uncle, through marriage, Jean Valiquette , who died in the last days of the war in Holland.
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Bert Nagel was saved from an orphanage in Baarn in 1944 when he was 7 years old. People in the village knew that the children were starving that winter (like most others in the country) and he was adopted. My dad went on to live the happiest of lives and died last year. He and...
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