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enfrMAY 13-23 MAI, 2022
enfrMAY 13-23 MAI, 2022

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He was in Squadron 408 as a Lancaster Tailgunner. KIA April 27th 1944.
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Private Arthur Groulx, from Chelmsford, Ontario fought during Operation Veritable and is laid to rest at the Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery. I am proud and honoured to plant my liberation Tulips in his honour.
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My grandfather Russell Bain was in the Canadian Army for the duration of the war. Like many men who fought, he did not talk much about the war. I do know that he was in The Netherlands for the liberation, and that he drove a tank. I also know that he returned there in 1980...
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Ralph served with the RHLI of Hamilton, Ontario. He was 21 when he was killed in Nijmegen, Holland on December 2, 1944.
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The same as in the Netherlands we in Canada remember and celebrates “Bevrijdingsdag” (Liberation Day). We planted “75th Anniversary Liberation Tulips” in several towns and municipalities where we live on Vancouver Island to thank all those who fought and sacrificed to give us the life we have today. Of the many we remember and thank...
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Our local veteran Greg McNeil of Dominion Nova Scotia was a member of the Highlanders and was a Com. Personel that was in Holland for the liberation Greg celebrated his 95th birthday Fri May 8th At Taigh Na Mara our local veterans home confined under Covid 19 Reg: we sent a group of cars past...
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I planted tulips for Lt. Herb Croome who was killed on May 1 1945 in NW Germany en route to Oldenburg after being awarded a Canadian military cross for action in Holland during liberation. He was my uncle. He is buried at Holten cemetery. Also, I bought the tulips last fall to honour my father-in-law...
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Our dads both served in WWII and were strong supporters of the Canadian Legion
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Dad was a Sapper with the Royal Canadian Engineers, 8th Field Sqn. The picture included was taken May 6, 1942 is from the RCE Training Centre in Petawawa Ontario shortly before being sent overseas.
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My dad, Howard, joined the navy and was a musician gunner on the HMCS Ontario. He volunteered Pacific and spent much time in the area of Hong Kong and Ceylon, Hawaii and Malacca,to name a few. His older brother Fred left London Ontario where they were growing up and joined the RCAF. He was a...
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