Cindy Visser - Nov 14th, 2018

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  Hello,
I'm not sure where you're at with your research on Stanley, George and Irwin Agar, three brothers who served in WW1.  They were all born in Huron County,
but moved west as children. They enlisted in Saskatoon.  Their father James was living in Lucknow, and Stan was welcomed back here when he returned from war. They were first cousins of Grandpa, but Grandpa wasn't born until 1914 so he wouldn't really have known them.

Holly Meinen, Nov 11th, 2018

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I would just like to say thank you to the men and women that fought to liberate the Netherlands and who have fought in any war to give us our freedom that we have today!
My parents are from the Netherlands and used to live near a little place called Holten. My great-uncle was Hendrik Prins. He never wanted any recognition, but he donated his farmland for the Holten Canadian War
Cemetery. He also helped to try and identify Canadian soldiers so that their loved ones knew where their bodies we're laid to rest.

Nov 11th, 2018

Patricia Miskimins, July 16, 2019

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Hello, I have been writing the story of my mother's cousin who died during WW2,  In Holland on the battlefield April 8, 1945. He was with the Royal Winnipeg Rifles, 2nd Canadian Corps.  I have been reading all I can find about the battles that happened in Holland during the Spring of '45, and reading your website was the most emotional.  Your story of being there during the 2015 remembrance, allowed me to be there also.  I have now decided that I will make a trip to Holland when funds afford me to do so.

OUR JOURNEY IN 2019 TO FOLLOW IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE HEROES OF HURON IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE IN WORLD WAR I & WORLD WAR II.

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In April of 2019, a group of 7 men made a journey to Europe will the goal of following our Canadians from Juno Beach on the Normandy coast through France, Belgium, the Netherlands and then into Germany. The group consisted of men who were interested in the history of our Canadian fallen, the military history and its significance in our lives today. We also were going to experience the emotions one would feel when you visit the cemeteries and memorials where our young men are honoured and remembered.

THE MILITARY CEMETERIES OF EUROPE

Adegem Canadian War Cemetery, Belgium

COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES CEMETERIES AND MEMORIALS

Recently, I took a group of men who are interested in the history of the First and Second World Wars to Europe for 17 days. We called ourselves "the magnificent seven". Some of the group had been overseas a number of times previously and some had never experienced the emotions of what our Canadians sacrificed and died for.