Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

11/11/2007

Death of great uncle connects Canadian minister to Battle of Passchendaele

YPRES, Belgium — Jim Prentice will feel a personal connection here this weekend to sombre Remembrance Day ceremonies marking the 90th anniversary of a historic Canadian victory at the Battle of Passchendaele.

Canada’s industry minister remembers seeing the proudly displayed photographs of his great-uncle Roy Urquhart during childhood visits to his grandparents’ northern Ontario home. for more click here

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