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Tag: 209th Battalion

Who is buried in the Orchard Dump Cemetery? (a.k.a. Finding Max)

Note: The backstory of the Finding Max series can be found on the Remembrance page. All of the assumptions made…

The Dominion British Cemetery (a.k.a. Finding Jack)

For the posts on Jack McEachern and group of men from Cabri/Mill Village who fought with the 209th Battalion, start…

Arleux-en-Gohelle (a.k.a. Finding Max)

On April 28th, it will be exactly 100-years since my relative (Max McKinnon) died on the outskirts of a small…

World War 1: Taken on Strength to France (Part 8)

This is the eighth post in a series about a group of World War 1 soldiers from Mill Village, Nova…

World War 1: The 9th Reserve in Bramshott (Part 7)

This is the seventh post in a series about a group of World War 1 soldiers from Mill Village, Nova…

World War 1: The 9th Battalion in Shorncliffe (Part 6)

This is the sixth post in a series about a group of World War 1 soldiers from Mill Village, Nova…

World War 1: the 209th’s Journey and Arrival Overseas (Part 5)

This is the fifth post in a series about a group of World War 1 soldiers from Mill Village, Nova…

World War 1: the 209th Waiting in Digby (Part 4)

This is the fourth post in a series about a group of World War 1 soldiers from Mill Village, Nova…

World War 1: The 209th Training at Camp Hughes (Part 3)

This is the third post in a series about a group of World War 1 soldiers from Mill Village, Nova…

World War 1: the 209th Waiting in Swift Current (Part 2)

This is the second post in a series about a group of World War 1 soldiers from Mill Village, Nova…

World War 1: The Mill Village Boys (Part 1)

On the 100th year anniversary of the Great War battles that defined Canada as a nation, I am remembering my…

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