From War with Love – The Documentary Film

“ From War With Love “ the documentary film Love isn’t typically the first thing that comes to mind when speaking of war, but more often than not—love is what inspires hope in times of war, and what maintains humanity in the midst of the most inhumane circumstances....

World War II Survivor – The Netherlands

We had the privilege of interviewing Mrs. Leis Vink (1930-2016 ), survivor of World War II, last year in April during the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of The Netherlands in ’s-Heerenberg. A few words from Mrs. Vink's interview: “ I’m 85 years old, but when the...

Sir Major John W. Gross 1919-2016

We sadly learn  the passing of ­ Sir Major J.W. Gross MID 12th Field Regiment Royal Canadian Artillery. 1940 - ­1946 DDay Veteran, Royal Canadian Corp of  Signals. John passed peacefully, at home in Port Elgin, with family by his side, on Thursday, April 14, 2016, in...

Sir Thomas A. Morris 1921-2016

Our dear Sir Tom Morris, born October 22, 1921, Bolton, England, passed away yesterday, February 26, 2016 at the age of 94. His wife of 68 years, Stella, passed away on March 13th. They will be missed greatly by family and friends. Tom was Veteran of WWII, serving...

Grade 10 Students Reviews

In December, Bob McEachern, Historian and Educator presented to grade 10 students from the regional schools  The 12th Field Royal Canadian Artillery Regiment WWII Documentary - "Canada's Phantom Regiment " at the Norgan Theatre. Here are some of  the students...

Our boys on the beach… who gave their all!

Gunner Walter Culhane Bittle of the 12th Field Regiment R.C.A. , 11th Battery, Toronto, was KIA on August 14 1944 near Hautmensil / Falaise. Walter and his wife Kay's letters were the breath of life and love between them from the days Walter left overseas in England...