The Soldier-Bankers at Regina Trench

| October 8, 2012

On These Days: October 8 & 9, 1916 During the Great War more than 1,700 employees from the Canadian Bank of Commerce enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force. The Bank was proud of its record and in 1920 the first of a two volume record of service about their staff in the Great War was published. Both […]

Fleming. Valentine Fleming.

| October 5, 2012

Think Back and Remember A Scottish Major, serving with “C” Squadron of the Queen’s Own Oxfordshire Hussars, Valentine Fleming served during the Great War being twice mentioned in despatches and was awarded the Distinguished Service Order, announced 4 June 1917 in the Supplement to the London Gazette . Fleming was a Conservative Member of Parliament […]