The Innermost Heart

| November 1, 2019

Canadian War Graves Detachment, Ypres To the innermost heart of their own land they are known As the stars are known to the Night (For the Fallen, Laurence Binyon, mid-September 1914) We are the dead…short days ago… And so they came – the pilgrims. With war’s end some of those left to remember arrived in […]

A Scottish Soldier

| August 7, 2015

Great War Canadian Scottish Battalions There was a soldier, a Scottish soldier Who wandered far away and soldiered far away…  …And on a hillside, a Scottish hillside You’ll see a piper play his soldier home… The Scottish entertainer Andy Stewart (1933 – 1993) penned the lyrics A Scottish Soldier set to the traditional Scottish tune, […]