Canada’s Last 100 Days of the Great War

| July 8, 2018

Near to an ending? The passing days of centenary have provided several opportunities to pause and think upon celebration, commemoration, reconciliation. Now near to the end, those of us who have chosen to venture into the marshes of conflict must come to terms with 100 years plus one, plus two and so on. Although centenaries […]

Gallantry on the Somme: R. Kennedy MM & Two Bars

| February 8, 2012

Robert Kennedy D.C.M., M.M. and Two Bars 16th Battalion C.E.F., Trenches Mouquet Farm near Pozières September 3 – 7, 1916 The 16th Battalion C.E.F. began their journey to the Somme on August 27, 1916 when they marched from Eperlecques to St. Omer. From here they boarded a train which brought them onto the Somme the following […]