The Highway to One Man of Passchendaele

| August 11, 2017

Captain Oswald Howey Lunham, “…for now and all time” The Highway takes us up the island to our turn to the left…..to a solitary church…..near to a railway bridge…..near to a river. Sitting at my desk some while back I wrote and re-wrote the words that have become this day’s Passchendaele. A battle whose centennial […]

Ahead of the Battalion

| April 7, 2017

Two Pipers of Canada’s 25th Battalion The 25th Canadian Infantry Battalion, from Nova Scotia, was part of the the 5th Infantry Brigade of the Second Canadian Division. The unit, although not considered a highland battalion, had a pipe band of 12 pipers and 10 drummers. The unit’s March Past was “MacKenzie Highlanders” and their mascot, […]