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Canadian First World War soldier found and identified in FranceThree Canadian First World War fallen soldiers identifiedNew state-of-the-art facility at CFB Borden dedicated to the late Colonel Karen RitchieRemembering the Battle of the AtlanticSearching for Second World War soldier

Canadian First World War soldier found and identified in France

The Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) have identified the remains of a Canadian First World War soldier who was found at a construction site in Lens, France, in August 2016. The soldier was identified as Private John (Jack) Henry Thomas, of Chewale, South Wales, UK, and Birch Ridge, NB. The...
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Three Canadian First World War fallen soldiers identified

The remains of three Canadian First World War soldiers were found near the village of Vendin-le-Vieil, France. The Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) have identified them as Private William Del Donegan, Private Henry Edmonds Priddle, and Sergeant Archibald Wilson. The soldiers’ remains were recovered between September 2010 and August...
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Remembering the Battle of the Atlantic

The Battle of the Atlantic lasted just over five years and is said to be the longest continuous military campaign during the Second World War. The battle started on September 3, 1939, and carried out until May 8, 1945. This year marks the 73rd anniversary since the Battle of the Atlantic ended. The battle started west...
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Searching for Second World War soldier

Every year, the Scheepvaart Museum has a ‘throw away' day. Held on May 3, people are encouraged to clean out their attics and present their findings to a panel to give the items a name, place, and date.   "The idea is that if you have something in the attic from the attic, people should...
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