Second World War veteran Howard Walker wouldn’t think of missing the Remembrance Day ceremony at Centennial College. “The thing that keeps me coming back is the atmosphere the kids create themselves,” Walker said.
The Remembrance Day parade marks one of the few occasions when Ashley Zedner will publicly display his military medals. Zedner, 62, has too often experienced verbal abuse, aggressive behaviour from strangers and a “total lack…
This year’s Remembrance Day had special significance for Bill Walker. For the first time, he joined a Remembrance Day observance with his father, Second World War veteran Howard Walker. “I got a little lump on…
Not all veterans celebrate Remembrance Day. Mary Rainville, a female veteran of World War II, is one of them.
He also remembered recovering from a wound received from a German sniper, and the welcome attention he got in hospital from “six young ladies in training.”
Since this time last year, 36 more Canadian soldiers have been killed in the war in Afghanistan.