Month: December 2013

Canadian WW1 Military Histories

Regimental Histories and War Diaries are a wonderful resource when researching a soldier of the First World War. When used in conjunction with a soldier’s Service Record they provide a wealth of valuable background material that can be used to reconstruct the movements and experiences of your soldier. Unfortunately Regimental Histories are hard […]

Christmas at the Front – Rupert Henry Vaughan

The artist of this wonderful pen and ink Christmas card is Rupert Henry Vaughan. Vaughan, a civil engineer, emigrated from England in 1908 and worked in Nelson, British Columbia before settling on Vancouver Island. He worked in the surveying department for the E&N Railway before joining the 1st Pioneer Battalion […]