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...
The Fighting 43rd ~ song

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...
My father, Arland Kenneth Scott, 12th Field Regt RCA

My father, Arland Kenneth Scott, 12th Field Regt RCA

My father was Arland Kenneth Scott, H35621, who served with the 12th Field Regiment RCA from October 1940 until he died from wounds received in Normandy, 8TH June, 1944. Here is a short biography of Arland: Arland Scott was born (July, 1917) and raised on his family’s...
My Father, Walter Culhane Bittle, 12th Field Regt RCA

My Father, Walter Culhane Bittle, 12th Field Regt RCA

My Father, Walter Culhane Bittle served with 12th Field Regiment in France. He was KIA on August 14 1944 near Haut-Mesnil / Falaise. In July of 2011,  3 years ago I took my entire family, 15 in all to Normandy. We all stood on the sands of Juno Beach and visited the...