John's Story

Posted Wednesday, November 10, 2010 by Kally83
My grandmother and her brother’s grew up on a small farm in Saskatchewan.

This particular story follows that of her younger brother, John, here shown with my great-grandmother.

During the Second World War, both John and my grandmother were stationed in England. John was a foot soldier and my grandmother was a telegraph operator.

While in England, John met the love of his life, Eileen. Despite it being war-time, they were married in 1942.

They spent two blissful years together before John was sent to the Front Lines........


  1. Aine O'Brien

    Wonderful pictures. It's important to remember.

  1. Anonymous

    Lest we forget....
    Thanks to these strong men and women for what we have today.....freedom!!

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