Penny M Glennie donated to The Royal Canadian Legion 2019 Poppy Fund

My grandfather, William Robert Edward Glennie was a British Home Child. At the tender age of 8, along with his three brothers and hundreds of other children, Bill was shipped to Canada as part of Dr. Barnardo’s “better lives” project. Almost 10 hard years later he lied about his age to join the Canadian Over-Seas […]

Eric Short donated to The Legion National Foundation Digital Poppy

I would like to give special tribute to my Uncle, Sergeant Edward Thomas Short, who peacefully passed away on August 18, 2021. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle. A very dedicated man to both his family and to his 35 year Military career. Ed enrolled on October 24th, 1961 at the […]

Roger Whittaker donated to The Legion National Foundation Digital Poppy

In 1944 my Mom had a fiancé – David Gold. David Private, Stretcher Bearer, A Company, Royal Winnipeg Rifles, was in Normandy on June 8 1944 in the service of his fellows, God, King & country when he was murdered by SS Major Gerhard Bremer, Commander, 12th Reconnaissance Battalion, at the Château d’Audrieu. How does […]