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Personal Website: wwiwarbrides.shawwebspace…

I am a researcher of WWI War Brides.

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My Grandmother's Letter from 1919 - Paperin Paper

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  1. Wow, Arthur Kent was determined to serve even after shell shock. It looks like he married Nellia Wray in Winnipeg in 1916.
  2. I'm a member of the Canadian Expeditionary Force Study Group. Members have posted quite a few of the rolls online.
  3. You will be happy to know that he returned to Canada in November 1917. If records are right, then he was underage when he enlisted in 1914. The delayed birth registration shows that he was born in 189...
  4. Thanks walksoftly. There is a delayed birth for James Ernest Johnston for Ontario and it lists his parents are James Johnston and Emma Emms. Emma Johnston's father on the marriage 1913 registration is...
  5. I checked the roll for the 27th Battalion and no John Black's listed as soldiers. However, there was a James E Johnston listed, regimental #71998, and he lists John Black, stepfather, as next of kin. ...
  6. Great picture of you father. Yes, I have Canada's History Magazine. Did you also read the online stories as well? They are at http://canadashistory.ca/Magazine/Online-Extension/Articles/War-Brides...
  7. Thanks! You're right, it is a labour of love. I got tired of waiting for these war brides to show up in the history books so I did my own research.
  8. Same things happened during and after WWI except many died during the Spanish Flu Pandemic in 1918-1919 as well. I have tracked a number of women that came to Canada just to visit their husband's fami...
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Vintage 1920's girls....Grandpa was a LADIES man! Civil War lieutenant's rank & buttons Help I.D. Civil War Medals WW 2 Ration Book Canadian WW II ration books Maternal Grandmother 1909 Webb Cameo glass vase R.M.S. "Carpathia" Soldiers Ticket WW I Commemorative Spoon Memorabilia for the 27th Winnipeg Battalion, CEF Watermelon Riviolli brooch.  Box of 100's of WW II V-Mail letters Canadian ration book WW II Cameos :) Antique Aquamarine and gold brooch?