On arriving in Canada we were going to buy a pair of shoes! On Oct 1,Edie married Doug Carlson, also a veteran who had spent most of his time overseas in Holland. One would now say my artwork is varied, and deals mainly with the themes of colour, eyes, time, and women. Thousands of people were killed - and thousands more injured - when bombs rained down at all times of the night and day. Updated this wed site. Edie was predeceased by her brother, John Van de Wetering; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Gerald and Margaret Carlson and great grandson Porter Francis. I was born in Corner Brook, NL.
This is a question I have asked myself for the last 35 years.
Chivaree, oh yes! Map locating Avellino, Italy. I lived in the country for a year. I was born in Kilmarnock, Scotland 8 miles from Prestwick Airport. For many War Brides, this realization occurred the first time they applied for a passport in the s, 50s, 60s, 70s, and even the 80s and 90s. Several whom we know of have even served in the Canadian Armed Forces - but when it comes to getting a passport, they are told they are not citizens! But if Johan's father thought he was protecting his daughter by making her work on an isolated estate, he had another thing coming.