As part of the transition to being released into civilian life, the PoW were encouraged to take classes and to develop skills on machinery to help rebuild war-torn Europe.
21 X 3.5 X 2 cm
From the Henderson Home Front Collection
R. J. Henderson
From the Henderson Homefront Archives and Collection Wood cigarette case. Front marked 1941, “Smoke with pleasure -” Cpl. Wilson, R, 13th Co., V.G.O.C. Reverse marked “Kananaskis” 13 Cm. X 8.5 Cm. X 2 Cm. Click on any picture to enlarge … Continue reading
From the Henderson Homefront Archives and Collection. ITEM: BIRKS MEMORIAL BAR TO R.I. Van Der BYL Detail: A Captain in 11A Co., Veterans Guard of Canada. Taken on strength Vancouver, 3 November 1940. Died 10 December 1941 at Calgary … Continue reading