My son is a Sergeant the Canadian Military, and has been to Afghanistan several times. I worry about him but I'm proud of him too.
My father was a Lieutenant in the Canadian Military during World War II and served overseas. My Uncle Clare also joined the Canadian Army.
Word War I saw my maternal and paternal grandmother's brothers joining the Canadian Expeditionary Force, the Australian Army and the English Military.
The War of 1812 saw my 3rd great-grandfather's brother Stephen Peer join the Canadian Militia and die at the Battle of Chippewa in 1814.
My Loyalist ancestors, Isaac Van Valkenburg aka Vollick and Jacob Larroway fought in Butler's Rangers during the American Revolution
Lest We Forget - My Military Ancestors
These are a few of the military heroes in my family. Honouring them and all others who have fought and died for freedom.
|My grandfather in The Buffs|
|Grandma's brother Philip Peer WW1|
|Grandma's brother George Peer WW1|
Daddy Sam WW2
|Dad & Mom|