Joseph Laurence

Della also found an article about her great-great-grandfather Cyprian Laurence who was among the first white settlers in the Kelowna area.  Her great-grandfather Joseph Laurence died in 1917 at the Home for Old Men pictured above.

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