First World War

Commemorative banners to honour veterans who served in the First and Second World Wars will be displayed in Parksville through November. (Submitted photo)

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  • Oct 27, 2021

 

Commemorative banners to honour veterans who gave their lives in the First and Second World Wars will be displayed in Parksville through November. (Submitted photo)

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Geoff Goodship was contacted earlier this year by a man who had acquired his father’s First World War soldier’s uniform. Submitted photo

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Medal found by metal detectors handed over to Chilliwack family of First World War nurse. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)

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Medal found by metal detectors handed over to Chilliwack family of First World War nurse. (Jennifer Feinberg/ The Chilliwack Progress)