'Manny Goes To War', tells of the
adventures of Manuel Raber who
joined the RCAF as a gunner in September 1941. He enlisted in
Calgary and trained in Edmonton, Claresholm, Saskatoon and Dafoe
prior to shipping via Halifax to the UK. He flew on missions in
both Halifax and Wellington aircraft and was shot down November
24, 1942. He parachuted to safety over Belgium and was harboured
by the Belgian underground prior to being captured.
Margaret's Church' was built in 1907 and was extensively restored in
1992. while the church was originally
built as Church of England (Anglican/Episcopalian) it is operated on a non-denominational
basis, administered by a non-profit society.... photo's updated, Dec 3, 2007.
David Carter's biography.
Francis Jeffrey Dickens, of the North West Mounted
Police. The third son of author Charles Dickens, he joined the
NWMP in October 1874 having previously served in the Bengal
From 1874-1886 he served at Forts Dufferin, Livingstone, Macleod,
Walsh, Pitt and Battleford as well as The Blackfoot Crossing. He
was in charge of Fort Pitt during the Rebellion of 1885 when it
was under attack. Inspector Daun Miller and four other uniformed
members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police dedicated a
headstone Tuesday Sep. 24th at the grave of Francis J. Dickens.
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