August 14th: The grimmest day of the war for the 12th Field

August 14th: The grimmest day of the war for the 12th Field

Lest we forget! from our project archives: August 2017 August 14th, 1944 – It was to be the grimmest day of the war for the 12th Regiment R.C.A. The Regiment was the victim of a horrible and ghastly tragedy. The R.A.F. and R.C.A.F. bombed their first target,...
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...
Reported Killed in Action, Fourteenth August

Reported Killed in Action, Fourteenth August

November 6th, 2019, 12th Field Regiment, veteran gunner, Russell Kaye at 95 years, recounts the tragic bombing on August 14, 1944, during an interview with journalist, Alan Cochrane, Moncton Times & Transcript. Vivid memories of the bombing attack gone wrong...