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Remembrance Day

Personal Stories of the Great War: Lt-Col William Cowan

Personal Stories of WW1 from John Cowan

My Grandfather, William Cowan, was an entrepreneur/businessman who played an active role in preparing Canada’s army at the beginning of the Great War … Plans had been made with Britain that if war was...

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Memories of George Cowan Fleming, WW1

WW1 Memories from Al Fleming for Remembrance Day My father, George Fleming volunteered to serve in the 48th Highlanders of Canada, a Toronto Regiment that still exists today.  During the war, he was a scout ( or reconnaissance person).  As such he never carried...
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