Korean WarRemembering the Korean War, a brief history, the battles, and Remembrance Pages of the casualties from Nova Scotia.
Telegraphist Air GunnersThe unique connection of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, to the Telegraphist Air Gunners (TAGs) Fleet Air Arm, Royal Navy of World War II. Of the three thousand TAGs trained, five hundred seventy completed their training in Yarmouth at RCAF Station Yarmouth - East Camp.
Our YouTube ChannelWartimeHeritagevideosonourYouTube ChannelSongs and stories of the war years shared with audiences across Nova Scotia, and in England by 440 Productions. The Channel contains some fifty-eight (58) videos of stage performances and video movie clips presented between 1994 and 2008.
World War IIRemembrance pages and Information on Nova Scotia casualties from sources that include the Books of Remembrance in Ottawa, the Canadian Virtual War Memorial (Veterans Affairs), the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, the American Battle Monuments Commission, War Memorial, and other local sources.
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World War IThe wartime history of Yarmouth, Digby, and Shelburne Counties of Nova Scotia, those who gave their lives in the service the nation and the menandwomenwho served.
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The Wartime Heritage Association research includes:World War I:Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia - Casualties and Those Who ServedShelburne and Digby Counties, Nova Scotia - CasualtiesWorld War II:Province of Nova Scotia Casualties Yarmouth County Casualties RCAF Station Yarmouth (East and West Camp) Telegraphist Air Gunners, Fleet Air Arm Royal Navy (Yarmouth, NS and United Kingdom)Canadian RCAF Casualties (Ages 16-18)Civilian War Dead commemorated by the CWGCKorean War: Province of Nova Scotia, CasualtiesYarmouth County CasualtiesAs of April 2021, some 1650 pages of casualty names, individual remembrance pages, stories, articles, photo pages, and news pages have been created in remembrance of those who served and those who died during WWI, WWII, and the Korean War. The website now contains some 5750 names of casualties and the details of their service. In addition, the website contains a history of 440 Productions/Wartime Heritage stage presentations and video productions. Thousands of service records have been researched in the preparation of the website.
The Little Girl’s SecretBournemouth, England - 1943The wind had blown sand off the beach onto the promenade at Bournemouth. It was a clear summer day in 1943, when ten-year old Sylvia and her four-year brother were playing in the sand. They didn’t often get to play along the seafront and when they did, it was usually a Sunday just after Church. On this Sunday, it was at lunchtime, and they were the only ones on the promenade.