JW Boothby’s W.W. 1 story

Thanks to Joan Owen and Bruce Boothby for preserving these memories and for sharing them. I’d like to meet and flesh in some details. In the meantime, we’ll start with these photos and my initial observations.   World War 1 recruits. John bottom row, 2nd from left. The soldier on the left has his arm … Read more

Daunting but dying to start

It’s so fitting that I got a package of family treasures on Remembrance Day. It in are two envelopes, one of our grandfathers experiences in World War 1, the second of the 137th Battalion. There are also several other topics. I’m grateful to Joan Owen, Bruce Boothby and likely other family members for preserving these … Read more