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Remembrance Day – 100th Anniversary of WWI Armistice

On the 25th of October 1918, seventeen days before Armistice Day, my father turned 18. He would have been of legal age to be conscripted into the fighting on the European front. Until 1917 there had been no conscription in Canada. But the Canadian government decided that the losses were so great and were outnumbering …

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