Deaths by gas poisoning of Daniel and Isabella McDougall tragically caused by their daughter, Agnes.

Tragic gas poisoning deaths of Daniel and Isabella McDougall.

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Spread the love… 32 4 3   12Shares  I have found myself fascinated by the stories of the trials, tribulations and tragedies of our ancestors, and this story about the deaths by gas poisoning of Daniel and Isabella McDougall tragically caused by their daughter, Agnes is read on…


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Joseph Philias Albert Emery

Transcription: Attestation papers of Pte. J. P. Albert Emery, C.E.F.

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Spread the love… 498       102Shares Following is my transcription of the form or the Attestation Papers of Pte. J. P. Albert Emery, Canadian Expeditionary Forces, WWI.   ATTESTATION PAPERS OF J.P. ALBERT EMERY FRONT Stamp in upper left corner:  Triplicate Stamp in upper read on…


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Marriage Register for Alfred Babin and Mary Marchand.

Transcription: Marriage Register for Alfred Babin and Mary Marchand

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Spread the love…          Transcription: Marriage Register for Alfred Babin and Mary Marchand   Province of Nova Scotia MARRIAGE REGISTER Date of Marriage:  Feb. 1st 1909 Place of Marriage:  Arichat County:  Richmond How Married:  by license or banns:  Banns Date of Publication, read on…


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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 11 Feb.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 11 Feb.

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Spread the love…  2 1 1   4Shares  The following are the recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 11 Feb, 2017.   Feature image: Map of the kingdom of Prussia in the 18th century. FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 11 Feb, 2017.   read on…


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In remembrance.

In Remembrance.

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Spread the love…            Being from a dedicated military family, this is a somber time of year for us, in remembrance of those we lost.   The relationships to our children, Erin and Stuart, are in italics following the excerpt.   read on…


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Recovering the wounded at Vimy Ridge.

What we don’t hear about the battle of Vimy Ridge.

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Spread the love…            The Battle of Vimy Ridge was fought largely by Canadian troops consisting of all four divisions of the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) from April 9 to 12, 1917, with the objective of gaining control of the German read on…


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March 1917 Gas Attacks at Vimy Ridge

WWI War Stories: Turmaine and Emery.

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Spread the love…            In my father’s French Canadian, ‘Turmaine’ branch of the family, we have two known soldiers who died in the first world war. The first was my grand uncle, Pte. Joseph Philias Albert Emery, and the second was another grand uncle, Pte. read on…


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Turmaine, Joseph - War Diary - September 15, 1916 - 1

War Diary of September 15-16, 1916 at Courcelette for Pte. Joseph Turmaine

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Spread the love…           War Diary of September 15-16, 1916 at Courcelette for Pte. Joseph Turmaine.   Report on the Operation by 27th (City of Winnipeg) Battalion, on the morning of September 15th 1916. ____________ 28 Reference Sheets COURCELETTE and LE read on…


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