Give the Children Freedom

The first of April 2015, the 12th Field crew captured the emotions for the 70th commemorations during the Final Push liberations and re-enactments by the Keep them Rolling Netherlands. Give the Children Freedom is a poem reading and excerpt preview for the documentary...

“ONCE A GUNNER ALWAYS A GUNNER”

Submitted by : Mrs. Eileen Nichol, daughter of Zuli Sabo, 11th battery, 12th Field Regiment, R.C.A. “ONCE A GUNNER ALWAYS A GUNNER” ZULI SABO was born on October 2nd 1916 in Seneca part of Haldimand County, Ontario, Canada. He was the 5th child of Charles Sabo and...

We Do Not Forget ~ Poem

Poem by Fredrick H. (Buck) Rogers, Gunner 12th Field Regiment, 16th Battery... We do not forget On May 5th in 1945, Many thank God to still be alive. The guns have ceased firing; men could now stand, Peace had returned to this troubled land. This gave men a time to...

The Fighting 43rd ~ song

The Fighting 43rd Song written post World War Two.  The 43rd Battery of the 12th Field Regiment. The overtone here is one of triumphant confidence. But in this song, however carelessly and off-handedly expressed, there is always the worry that, after all the...

The Regiment That Never Was ~ Poem

Poem by author Timothy Damer, 12th Field Regiment "Like the people in the Land of Oz, A Regiment that never was? ....But what happened there is another story, Let others tell of death and glory, To-night - what matters gathering here Is the boys to-gether - and a...

Compliments of the season 1944-1945

It was a cold winter for the troops during the Christmas & New Years 1944-1945. On the sixth year of the War, Lieutenant Colonel Roland Webb extends his compliments of the season to all ranks of the Regiment quoted in Lieutenant Colonel T.J. Bell's "Into Action...