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  • Memory Project Archive

    Ron Grant (Primary Source)

    Interview with Ron Grant.Please be advised that Memory Project primary sources may deal with personal testimony that reflect the speaker’s recollections and interpretations of events. Individual testimony does not necessarily reflect the views of the Memory Project and Historica Canada.

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    https://d2ttikhf7xbzbs.cloudfront.net/The-Memory-Project/image/15418_600.jpg Ron Grant (Primary Source)
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    Ron Myers (Primary Source)

    "Our commitment was to do observations along the ADL, which spread from the Mediterranean down to the Gulf of Aqaba - the tip of the Sinai Peninsula -re-supplying Army and UN outposts along the ADL by air." See below for Mr. Myers' entire testimony. Please be advised that Memory Project primary sources may deal with personal testimony that reflect the speaker’s recollections and interpretations of events. Individual testimony does not necessarily reflect the views of the Memory Project and Historica Canada.

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    https://d2ttikhf7xbzbs.cloudfront.net/MemoryProject/RonMyers/14979_538.jpg Ron Myers (Primary Source)
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    Ronald Allaire (Primary Source)

    Ronald Allaire joined the Canadian Army when he was 17. He went to Korea with 1 Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment as an infantry medic, where he would go out on patrols with the unit. In addition, he was responsible for the regiment’s stretcher bearers and medics.

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    Rose Davis (Primary Source)

    Rose Davis worked as a Radio Operator for the Department of Transport during the Second World War. She intercepted and copied code from U-boats and other foreign vessels.Please be advised that Memory Project primary sources may deal with personal testimony that reflect the speaker’s recollections and interpretations of events. Individual testimony does not necessarily reflect the views of the Memory Project and Historica Canada.

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    https://d2ttikhf7xbzbs.cloudfront.net/The-Memory-Project/image/6041_original.jpg Rose Davis (Primary Source)
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    Ross Baker (Primary Source)

    Ross Baker served with the Royal Canadian Artillery during the Second World War.Please be advised that Memory Project primary sources may deal with personal testimony that reflect the speaker’s recollections and interpretations of events. Individual testimony does not necessarily reflect the views of the Memory Project and Historica Canada.

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    https://d2ttikhf7xbzbs.cloudfront.net/The-Memory-Project/image/3971_600.jpg Ross Baker (Primary Source)
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    Ross Baroni (Primary Source)

    Ross Baroni initially joined the coastal artillery as a gunner, due to a waiting list to join the Royal Canadian Air Force. He was able to transfer within eighteen months, and trained as an observer at a time when an observer obtained all four skills: navigation, gunnery, wireless operator and bombardier. Baroni was posted to a Pathfinder Squadron, and flew Halifaxes and Lancasters in the UK and in France. He finished the war as a flight Lieutenant, and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for his service.Please be advised that Memory Project primary sources may deal with personal testimony that reflect the speaker’s recollections and interpretations of events. Individual testimony does not necessarily reflect the views of the Memory Project and Historica Canada.

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    https://d2ttikhf7xbzbs.cloudfront.net/The-Memory-Project/image/16304_original.jpg Ross Baroni (Primary Source)
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    Ross Harold Hamilton (Primary Source)

    Ross Hamilton served with the 407 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War.Please be advised that Memory Project primary sources may deal with personal testimony that reflect the speaker’s recollections and interpretations of events. Individual testimony does not necessarily reflect the views of the Memory Project and Historica Canada.

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    https://d2ttikhf7xbzbs.cloudfront.net/The-Memory-Project/image/2658_original.jpg Ross Harold Hamilton (Primary Source)
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    Roy Armstrong (Primary Source)

    Roy Armstrong served as a dispatch rider during the Second World War.Please be advised that Memory Project primary sources may deal with personal testimony that reflect the speaker’s recollections and interpretations of events. Individual testimony does not necessarily reflect the views of the Memory Project and Historica Canada.Content warning: This article contains content which some may find offensive or disturbing.

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    https://d2ttikhf7xbzbs.cloudfront.net/The-Memory-Project/image/5049_original.jpg Roy Armstrong (Primary Source)
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    Roy Hall (Primary Source)

    Roy Hall enlisted in the Royal Canadian Navy in 1948. He served on five other ships before assignment to HMCS Iroquois and overseas service in Korea in 1952. During the Korean War, HMCS Iroquois participated in shore bombardments, dropped off South Korean guerrillas for raids behind enemy lines, and patrolled the waters around the Korean peninsula. On 2 October 1952 HMCS Iroquois was hit by a shell, the only time during the war a Canadian warship was hit by enemy fire.Please be advised that Memory Project primary sources may deal with personal testimony that reflect the speaker’s recollections and interpretations of events. Individual testimony does not necessarily reflect the views of the Memory Project and Historica Canada.

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    https://d2ttikhf7xbzbs.cloudfront.net/The-Memory-Project/image/13457_original.jpg Roy Hall (Primary Source)
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    Roy Stables Halford (Primary Source)

    Roy Halford served with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Berkshire Regiment during the Second World War.Please be advised that Memory Project primary sources may deal with personal testimony that reflect the speaker’s recollections and interpretations of events. Individual testimony does not necessarily reflect the views of the Memory Project and Historica Canada.

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    https://d2ttikhf7xbzbs.cloudfront.net/The-Memory-Project/image/3349_original.jpg Roy Stables Halford (Primary Source)
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    Roy Trevor Gilbert Heron (Primary Source)

    "I made it a point to be very active and help in the children of both in Holland and in Germany, because kids had nothing to do with the war and they need help and kids were my prime factor in helping." See below for Mr. Heron's entire testimony. Please be advised that Memory Project primary sources may deal with personal testimony that reflect the speaker’s recollections and interpretations of events. Individual testimony does not necessarily reflect the views of the Memory Project and Historica Canada.

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    https://d2ttikhf7xbzbs.cloudfront.net/MemoryProject/RoyTrevorGilbertHeron/448_538.jpg Roy Trevor Gilbert Heron (Primary Source)
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    Roy Waisberg (Primary Source)

    Roy Waisberg served as a ground crew electrician in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War.Please be advised that Memory Project primary sources may deal with personal testimony that reflect the speaker’s recollections and interpretations of events. Individual testimony does not necessarily reflect the views of the Memory Project and Historica Canada.

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    https://d2ttikhf7xbzbs.cloudfront.net/The-Memory-Project/image/3574_original.jpg Roy Waisberg (Primary Source)
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    Ruby Boersma (Primary Source)

    Ruby Boersma recounts her experiences as a child passenger on board the SS ATHENIA, a ship that was torpedoed on the first day of the Second World War, 3 September 1939. She describes where she was on board the ship, how she managed to get on a life boat, the conditions on board the life boat, and her ultimate rescue and return to Canada.Content warning: This article contains content which some may find offensive or disturbing.Please be advised that Memory Project primary sources may deal with personal testimony that reflect the speaker’s recollections and interpretations of events. Individual testimony does not necessarily reflect the views of the Memory Project and Historica Canada.

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    https://d2ttikhf7xbzbs.cloudfront.net/The-Memory-Project/image/16314_original.jpg Ruby Boersma (Primary Source)
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    Ruby Grace Fletcher (née Tuson) (Primary Source)

    Please be advised that Memory Project primary sources may deal with personal testimony that reflect the speaker’s recollections and interpretations of events. Individual testimony does not necessarily reflect the views of the Memory Project and Historica Canada.

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    https://d2ttikhf7xbzbs.cloudfront.net/MemoryProject/RubyGraceFletcher/5371_original.jpg Ruby Grace Fletcher (née Tuson) (Primary Source)
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    Rudy Deutsch (Primary Source)

    Rudy Deutsch served with the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corp during the Second World War.Please be advised that Memory Project primary sources may deal with personal testimony that reflect the speaker’s recollections and interpretations of events. Individual testimony does not necessarily reflect the views of the Memory Project and Historica Canada.Content warning: This article contains content which some may find offensive or disturbing.

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    https://d2ttikhf7xbzbs.cloudfront.net/The-Memory-Project/image/1984_original.jpg Rudy Deutsch (Primary Source)