The Military Museums

Golden Hawks

The Golden Hawks were a Canadian aerial demonstration team that flew between 1959 and 1963.

Andrew Mynarski

Andrew Charles "Andy" Mynarski VC, was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1916.

Stan Waters

Stan Waters was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1920 and joined the Calgary Tanks Regiment as a Private in 1941.

John McNeill

John McNeill was born in New Brunswick and joined a militia unit in June 1914.

Albert Hanson

Albert Hanson grew up on a homestead near Calgary, Alberta and graduated with an engineering degree just prior to the start of the Second World War.

Trooper George Diggon

George Montague Diggon was born in Toronto in 1917, but grew up in the Killyleagh area near Innisfil, Ontario.

Sid Libin

Sid Libin joined the Calgary Highlanders as a Corporal early in the Second World War and was initially stationed at Pat Bay, British Columbia.

Meyer Miller

Meyer Miller grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba and graduated from Medical School there in 1936.

Brockwell Montgomery

Brockwell Lough Montgomery was born in New Richmond, Quebec on April 26th, 1910.

St. Julien Gas Attack

St. Julien was the site of a brave stand of the Canadian 10th Battalion who endured a poison gas attack during the Second Battle of Ypres in April 1915.

Rubin Bider

Rubin Bider served with the South Saskatchewan Regiment and was involved in heavy fighting after D-Day in July 1944.

Hugh Brayfield

Hugh Brayfield or "Bray" as he was known to his friends and family, was born on December 15, 1890 in Brandon, Manitoba.

King's Own Calgary Regiment

The KOCR (King's Own Calgary Regiment) is a reserve regiment based at Mewata Armoury in Calgary, Alberta.

HMCS Haida

The HMCS Haida was a Tribal Class destroyer of British design built for the Royal Canadian Navy between 1937 and 1945.

HMCS Clayoquot

On Christmas Eve 1944, the HMCS Clayoquot was torpedoed just outside Halifax harbour by a German U-boat.

Bruno Bobak

Bruno Bobak was born in Wawelowska, Poland in 1923 and attended Central Technical School in Toronto, Ontario majoring in art.

Douglas Gardiner

Douglas Gardiner was born on April 21, 1917 in Chatham, Ontario.

Phil Pomerance

Just before he enlisted in the RCAF at age 18, Phil worked on a cross-Canada cattle train.

William McLean

William Neil McLean grew up in Calgary, Alberta and was drawn to the Navy at an early age.

Curley Christian

Ethelbert "Curley" Christian served in the Canadian army with the 78th Battalion, also known as the Winnipeg Grenadiers.

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