Daily Archives: February 24, 2020

George Miller – A Life in Pictures

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Northern BC Men

From Brian Milthorpe, a paper written at the University of Northern BC November 11, Remembrance Day. How many of us have stood and watched as old men, many now infirm or confined to wheelchairs place wreaths to “Fallen Comrades” at … Continue reading

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Cap Carruthers

For sixty-five years this was the story of John Clement Carruthers’ grave in the Soldier’s section of the Nelson Cemetery. While the position and number of the grave was recorded, no headstone graced the barren spot.  This fact was discovered … Continue reading

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Major Gilbert Anderson

Maj Gilbert Anderson Major Anderson was the A Company Commander on the Somme and his letters home provide an idea of the battles they took part in. It references Maj Lucas’s injury. Detail on Major Anderson’s background will go here … Continue reading

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CHARLES WILLIAMSON

16 May 2011 With all the recent Remembrance Day activity, I remembered that my wife had an uncle who was killed in action in WW1, and decided to do a little digging in our old treasure chest of family keepsakes. … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning 2020

We publish this web site in WordPress. After a lull that began the day after the Vimy Ridge Celebrations in 2017 we have taken up the reins once again to push everything from previous versions of the site to the … Continue reading

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The 54th Battalion War Diary – the daily events form 1916 – 1919

Every day of the war was recorded in the War Diary Date:1916/08/01-1918/04/30 Date:1918/05/01-1919/04/30

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