Celebrating the big 96th!

Celebrating the big 96th!

Sir Russell Kaye had a great day celebrating his 96th birthday with his family and is looking forward to next years! He received a special gift from his daughter Susan Kaye-Hachey: “ I made my father a beautiful photo book of his trip to France! Glossy coloured pages...

Give the Children Freedom

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...

War Diaries

War Diaries

Canadians in Uniform 1939-1945 – Documenting Your Second World War Ancestor – Author: Glenn Wright – Historian and Archivist, Royal Canadian Legions Branch 226, Arthur, Ontario, 7, June 2014 - Presentation - Part Four: World War Two War Diaries 12th Field Regiment...

We remember our local heroes

We remember our local heroes

Headline News in local newspaper, The Orangeville Citizen Sir Fred Heber, Veteran Gunner, 12th Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery was featured in the following article for Remembrance week, 2017 : We remember our local heroes November 10, 2017, By Mike Pickford...

Your reactions to the screening

Your reactions to the screening

Thank you to all who came out on the beautiful sunny Sunday afternoon in June for the Canada’s Phantom Regiment documentary;  story of the 12th Field. Not a full house, but we were please with the presence of a most wonderful audience. It was especially memorable to...

May 5th 1945 Liberation Day – Netherlands !

May 5th 1945 Liberation Day – Netherlands !

On this day in 1945 - May 5th, The Netherlands Liberation Day! 12th Field Regiment War Diaries, May 4th 1945 read : At 1400 hrs we heard that AURICH, had surrendered and so the move was cancelled. At 2000 hrs we heard the good news about the German surrender and that...

Sir Major John W. Gross  1919-2016

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

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...