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ANZAC is the down under equivalent of our Remembrance day. This lovely poem is a wonderful testament to the memory of our fallen soldiers. I intend sending it to the Royal Canadian Legion DOMINION AND PEI PROVINCIAL COMMANDS with three questions, … Continue reading
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Legion Message from the National President
Wow!!! since last week I have received over sixteen thousand hits and numbers are still climbing. There is no question many people are angry with the legion. Letter from National President. To be fair we should recognize the new President … Continue reading
Posted in family, HM Submarines, HMS Cockade, hms ganges, military, veterans Tagged change, Legion, medals, Remembrance, veterans Leave a comment
The Wearing of Medals (Letter to the Editor)
My finger is poised over the send button as I prepare to send out this final letter on the subject in the heading. I have attached a copy of the letter below for you to read. I have waited for … Continue reading
Posted in family, HM Submarines, HMS Cockade, hms ganges, military, politics, The Royal Navy & Me, veterans Tagged arrest, Commonwealth, laws, Legion, letter to the editor, medals, Remembrance 2 Comments
A few moments ago I read a comment on Face Book asking for an explanation of the poppy! Here is the origin for you and anyone else who is not aware of the history of wearing the poppy each year … Continue reading
Posted in family, HM Submarines, HMS Cockade, hms ganges, military, The Royal Navy & Me, veterans Tagged Korean War, November 11th, Poppy, Remembrance, veterans, We Will Remember, WW1, WW2 Leave a comment
Feed Back — Jehovah Witness Subject.
Yesterday I claimed not to have received any negative feed back from my recent letter about the JW parent demanding the public library not read children stories about Remembrance. Shortly after posting yesterdays blog I receive a very angry reply … Continue reading
Posted in family, HM Submarines, HMS Cockade, hms ganges, military, politics, veterans Tagged Canadian, caring, children, free, grandfathers, grandmothers, hope, love, peace, proud, racist, Remembrance 1 Comment
We Shall Remember Them. 11th November 2014
A day of quiet reflection. ———————— In Flanders Fields. ———————– In Flanders Fields the poppies blow Between the crosses row on row That mark our place and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the … Continue reading
Posted in Belfast Blitz, HM Submarines, HMS Cockade, hms ganges, military, veterans Tagged bravery, courage, death, fear, hunger, loved ones, never again, peace, Remembrance, veterans.war 1 Comment
A Loving Daughter.
Who would have thought this wee girl of four would grow up to be such an intelligence and loving daughter. The beautiful response she wrote in reference to my letter about the Jehovah Witness who refused her son the opportunity … Continue reading
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Regarding the Jehovah Witness’s Objection to Remembrance
I posted comments on my blog on Saturday about this subject after reading the front page newspaper article. A Jehovah Witness objected to the public library regarding the story time reading about Remembrance to a class of five and six … Continue reading
Posted in Belfast Blitz, family, military, veterans Tagged freedoms, have respect for others, Jehovah Witnesses, Knocking on doors, Legion, Poppy, Remembrance, traditionsrights, values 47 Comments
Tribute to Seniors!!
I must confess I was a wee bit disappointed with the response to yesterdays blog. I thought Prof Kauffman’s retort to Dr Laura’s radio comments was quite brilliant. Yet only one person shared my blog and over all the response … Continue reading
The Irish Army Today.
I read an article in today’s newspaper about the Irish Army and the serious shortage of uniforms. At a recent state funeral in Dublin soldiers had to scramble to borrow, mix and match pieces of uniform in order to appear … Continue reading