Tim J. Popp

I am from Whitehorse, YT and had served with The Yukon Regiment Army Cadet Corps for six years. I graduated from high school and figured that a career with the Canadian Armed Forces was a good fit. I joined the army October 1976 and after Cornwallis I went to Depot training at CFB Wainwright. Once…

My Pilgrimage by Thomas G Seggie

I found a pair of ID discs in Croatia in the spring of 1993, in front of our platoon house in Bijela, outside of Daruvar, in the Former Yugoslavia, when I served with anti armour platoon, 2 PPCLI, Roto 2. What follows turned out to be one of those karmic incidents one only reads about.…

Kenneth Wellington Norton

Submitted by Millie Timbers on 5 Feb 2019   Kenneth Wellington Norton was born October 16, 1929 to Arthur and Annie Norton in Glen Williams Ontario. Ken enlisted in the Army in Toronto Ontario February 1951. He travelled by train to Calgary for his training at Currie Barracks and later to Wainwright Alberta. Ken came…

Chris Hartwick

TF 3-09, KPRT, 28 October 2009: Lt Justin Boyes I met Lt Justin Boyes halfway through our work-up training in 2009. He was part of the Police Operational Mentor and Liaison Team (POMLT) that was getting ready to deploy on Task Force 3-09 (TF 3-09). The POMLT had just been regrouped under the Kandahar Provincial…

Keith Richardson

Uncle George Could I share with you the story of my Great Uncle George who was born in Selby Yorkshire England and is remembered on a war memorial. If you can search for Selby Abbey you will be able to see the sea of poppies and crosses George is remember there with PPCLI on his…

Robert Daubs

Cyprus 1972-1973 2 PPCLI I remember leaving Winnipeg in October for Cyprus.It was cold and we were wearing winter combats .When we got to Cyprus the temperature was so hot.We were stationed in Nicosia at Beaverlodge and Maple Leaf Manor.We relieved the Lord Strathcona Horse .We spent our 6 months on the observation posts .I…

Brin Wood

The Para Flare Experience While with 2 VP we were conducting night training with live fire exercise. My buddy and I had the trench with the GPMG. Not sure of the location but like most training areas it was sandy. In any case, it was a little cool and drizzly out. Getting close to midnight…