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Remembrance Day: Lest We Forget

SASKATCHEWAN INDIAN      NOVEMBER 1977      v07 n11 p12  
Lance Corporal Livingstone Cote Gunner Henry Langan
Lance Corporal Livingstone Cote: World War I, infantry, 1915-1918, England and France. Gunner Henry Langan: World War 2, Fourth Field Regiment, 2nd Canadian Division, England, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, November 9, 1941 - July 1946.

Lest We Forget


Remembrance Day: Lest We Forget

SASKATCHEWAN INDIAN      NOVEMBER 1977      v07 n11 p13  
George Horse
George Horse: 58, Thunderchild Indian Reserve, enlisted into the Canadian Army on January, 1942. He served overseas during World War 2, and saw action in Belgium, France, Holland, and Germany. He was discharged from the army on January 1946. He married Minnie of Thunderchild and both raised a total of eight children.
Alex Frank
Alex Frank: 56, Little Pine Indian Reserve, joined the Canadian Army on June 1940 and served with the South Saskatchewan Regiment. During World War 2 saw action in France, Holland, Belgium, and Germany. He was discharged as a corporal on January, 1945. He married Bernice of Little Pine and have a family of fifteen.
Joe Antoine
Joe Antoine: 58, Poundmaker Reserve joined the Canadian Army at Turtleford. He served in World War 2 as a machine gunner and as a sniper. He saw action in England, Sicily, Italy and North Africa. He was discharged with the rank of sargeant. He is married and with his wife Eva, have a total of twelve children.
Sapper Edwin J. Cote
Sapper Edwin J. Cote: #L36967, World War 2, Engineers, mine fields, water passages, 7th Field Company, England, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, 1941 - 1945, served all through the war.
Andrew Paddy
Andrew Paddy: 54, Thunderchild Reserve joined the Canadian Army, Regina Rifles in July 1941. He saw action in World War 2 in Holland, Belgium and France. He married his wife Emmy of Thunderchild Reserve and has four girls and one boy.
Private James D. Cote
Private James D. Cote: World War 2, Carlton York First Division, 1st Canadian Division, August 12, 1940 - September 1945, Italy, England, France, Germany, got captured by the Nazi Ortona Italy, prisoner of war for 14 months.


Remembrance Day: Lest We Forget

SASKATCHEWAN INDIAN      NOVEMBER 1977      v07 n11 p14  
Alec White
Alec White:55, Sweetgrass Reserve joined the Canadian Army, Second Light Aircraft Regiment in Toronto in March of 1941. He saw action in World War 2 in England, Scotland, Sicily, France, Belgium, Holland and Italy. He has one son.
Ed Brabant
Ed Brabant:52, Red Pheasant Reserve joined the Canadian Army, 56 Transport Company in Camp Bordon, Ontario. He saw action during the Korean War in 1952. He remained with the army until 1958. Ed and his wife Julia, have a total of eleven children and 18 grandchildren.
Jim Spyglass
Jim Spyglass: 71, Mosquito Reserve, joined the Canadian Army in August 1941 at Saskatoon. He went overseas to England and served in various positions. He was discharged as a corporal. He is married with a family of ten children, with two deceased.
Corporal Albert E. Cote
Corporal Albert E. Cote: #L36418, World War 2, New Brunswick Ranger, 4th Canadian Division, England, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, August 12, 1940 - February 1945.
Sargent Michael J. Bryant
Sargent Michael J. Bryant: 54, Thunderchild Reserve joined the Canadian Army, Regina Rifles in July 1941. He saw action in World War 2 in Holland, Belgium and France. He married his wife Emmy of Thunderchild Reserve and has four girls and one boy.
Henry Beaudry
Henry Beaudry: 57, Mosquito Indian Reserve joined the Canadian Army, Prince Lagoon Guards, 50th Division at Saskatoon in 1941. He saw action in World War 2, in England, Scotland and at Sicily. He was taken prisoner and kept at a prison camp in Holland. He married Theresa Flora of Mosquito and raised a total of eight children including two adopted children.


Remembrance Day: Lest We Forget

SASKATCHEWAN INDIAN      NOVEMBER 1977      v07 n11 p15  
Private William J. Quewezance
Private William J. Quewezance: World War 2, Fifth Canadian Infantry. Brigade Workshops, 2nd Division, 1942-1945, Mechanic Kingston, Ontario, Cypress Hills.

Gunner Alec Whitehawk
Gunner Alec Whitehawk: 56, Little Pine Indian Reserve, joined the Canadian Army on June 1940 and served with the South Saskatchewan Regiment. During World War 2 saw action in France, Holland, Belgium, and Germany. He was discharged as a corporal on January, 1945. He married Bernice of Little Pine and have a family of fifteen.
Private Peter G. Razor
Private Peter G. Razor: World War 2, Royal Canadian Regiment, 1st Canadian Division, June 1941-1946, seen action in Italy, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, wounded in 1944 in Italy.

A Second World War Veteran, Private A. Charles Halkett fron Lac La Ronge says he remembers very little because it was so long ago.

When Rev. A.C. Halkett enlisted in 1942 he served in the Artillery Division and later went into the army Services Corp., being discharged in 1946 at Regina.

At the present time Rev. A.C. Halkett is in the ministry for the Anglican Church, working in the La Ronge and Sucker River area.

Besides this ministry, he is employed by the band as a driver and also works as as councillor for the A.A. program.

Before enlisting in the army, Rev. Halkett was a trapper and resumed this type of work after he left the army.

Rev. Halkett is married with his wife Flora, has 6 children. All are married now, except one. Rev. Halkett served in the 5th Armoury Division in action in Italy. He earned six medals, a voluntary medal clasp, the 1939-1945 Star, the France and Germany medals, and unfortunately, he could not remember the others as the house was destroyed by fire some time ago and he lost all his souvenirs and valuable papers.

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