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A Soldier Remembers 2013

Posted by Jan Howlett on Wednesday, January 8, 2014, In : 2013 


"On November 11, 1918, at 11 a.m., the First World War came to an end. It lasted over four years, killed or injured nearly 30 million military personnel and devastated some of the world’s biggest empires. It changed the future of people, countries and continents.

Canada’s contribution was significant, unprecedented and costly. The country came out proud and victorious, heading towards national autonomy within the British Commonwealth, while mourning the loss or injury of 250,000 Canadians...

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Background Story behind the Poem Honour and Remembrance

Posted by Jan Howlett on Wednesday, January 8, 2014, In : 2010 

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Honour And Remembrance

Posted by Jan Howlett on Wednesday, January 8, 2014, In : 2010 

This is a special time to remember not only all those who both gave up their comfort and safety to serve and protect our country from harm, but also all those who made the ultimate sacrifice.  In honour of these brave men and women read my special poem, (see below) written  just for them.  All Heroes !! It's entitled, "Honour & Remembrance"


Honour And Remembrance

In the distance, a weary-hearted soldier, home on leave,
Stands mourning by a grave, this cold and dark Remembrance Eve.
He cannot help...

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