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May 4, 2021
My father served in the Canadian Armed Forces as a signalman serving both in Eurpore and the Aleutian Islands. He spent most of his European service in Holland, based in Nijmegen and Apeldoorn. He was so proud of serving in Holland and was especially proud of the medal he received from the Dutch government, I...
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My father served in the Canadian Armed Forces as a signalman serving both in Eurpore and the Aleutian Islands. He spent most of his European service in Holland, based in Nijmegen and Apeldoorn. He was so proud of serving in Holland and was especially proud of the medal he received from the Dutch government, I...
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My father was with the 48th Highlanders of Canada. They were part of the invasion of Sicily. When he came home he planted red tulips in our front garden every year. I think the red was a tribute to the poppy.
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My father was with the 48th Highlanders of Canada. They were part of the invasion of Sicily. When he came home he planted red tulips in our front garden every year. I think the red was a tribute to the poppy.
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My family, on both my mom’s side and dad’s side lived through the Nazi occupation in The Netherlands. My mom’s family lived in Groningen and my dad’s family lived in Amsterdam. My grandmother (my dad’s mother) who lived in a large house on the Amstel Canal was part of the Dutch Resistance working as a...
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My family, on both my mom’s side and dad’s side lived through the Nazi occupation in The Netherlands. My mom’s family lived in Groningen and my dad’s family lived in Amsterdam. My grandmother (my dad’s mother) who lived in a large house on the Amstel Canal was part of the Dutch Resistance working as a...
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Bill Harris served his country from 1942-1946 in the Canadian Army, Second Armoured Brigade, Royal Canadian Corps of Signals, in England, France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. He married Joan in 1944 in Norwich, England and after the war they lived in Wingham, Ontario. They often returned to Holland for reunions to commemorate the Liberation of...
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Bill Harris served his country from 1942-1946 in the Canadian Army, Second Armoured Brigade, Royal Canadian Corps of Signals, in England, France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. He married Joan in 1944 in Norwich, England and after the war they lived in Wingham, Ontario. They often returned to Holland for reunions to commemorate the Liberation of...
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