Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Proud to be Canadian - November 11


The war memorial in Victoria BC


My father served in WW2 aboard the HMS Ottawa.


His medals had new ribbons put on and were mounted in a frame which we now have.
Dad never saw action during the war but contracted malaria when stationed in Bermuda which affected him for a number of years.  We were one of the lucky families.
Remembering all the men and women who lost their lives in the past wars.

7 comments:

  1. Hi Judith: I can see you in your Dad. It is wonderful that you have his medals.

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  2. Isn't that a lovely tribute. Nicely done.

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  3. So nice to have your Dad's medals. I will remember at 11 tomorrow. Take care.

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  4. Your Dad looked so young and I think you resemble him too.

    Take care,
    Carolyn

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  5. We'll be at the cenotaph tomorrow, in the small town at the end of our road. It's so important to remember.....

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  6. Oh my gosh! That picture of your dad is just precious! What a treasure! And thank you for remembering!

    m ^..^

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  7. This is a beautiful tribute, Judith. Your father is a good looking man.
    Blessings, Beth

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