This year for Remembrance Day, Vermilion’s Elsie Sinden, was remembering her late husband as a WWII veteran, and her late father-in-law as a WWI veteran.
During WWI, her father-in-law, Sgt William Frederick Sinden, had been at Vimy Ridge and while in France had sent his invitation for a Vimy Ridge Dinner for the 10th Canadian Infantry Brigade home as well as a letter. The letter sent to his wife in 1916 states that after receiving some rest, he expects to soon be sent to th
Left, Wayne and Duncan Carey beneath the plaque showcasing their father and grandfather Pte Duncan Carey. In school in Vermilion, Wayne won a Legion poem contest for his poem titled, ‘I’ll never know him.’ Duncan still remembers his father’s scars. Photos submitted Right, 16th Battalion Canadian Scottish L/Cpl Duncan Carey (left) went to England for two weeks leave with a friend. Photos submitted Vermilion’s Duncan and Pat Carey recently returned from a trip to France where t