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Chapter 1: Grandfather’s Journal

(I found one of my grandfather’s journals while I was looking in a bin of family artifacts. It was written in a service book. It seems fitting somehow as the anniversary of the First World War approaches.  This, combined now … Continue reading

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Excerpt from Grandfather’s journal

June 24, 1919 Chapter 1 My father(Lieut-Col. T.C.D. Bedell) was one of the first to volunteer for active service in August of 1914.  He went to England with the surplus officers and went through all of the terrible hardships on … Continue reading

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