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History Speaks 2021 - Shared screen with speaker view
Evelyn
16:59
my uncles were Nova Scotia fishermen during WW2 and they joined the Merchant Marine. Would Harry have had that option?
Jennifer Wyatt
22:05
Very well read :) We can really get a sense of his personality- he is really hoping to get out of this! What percentage of Canadian soldiers were conscripted?
Evelyn
25:07
Did Harry get back into fishing?
KRHS Zoom host
26:30
Interesting that Harry was so concerned about money. Were most soldiers in the same situation -- short of money?
Jennifer Wyatt
27:29
Were there many women who tried to sign up?
Evelyn
28:01
prison seems harsh for the women
Evelyn
37:15
Did he meet Wyn in England?
Russ on laptop
37:19
How did Eugene acquire a fiancée during the war?
Kate Hunt
40:20
I'm curious about the cyclist battalions. I knew bicycles were used in the war for transport, but how common were they and what did the battalions do?
Debby
41:49
Were letters from the front ever censored so as to not divulge any details of war?
Evelyn
43:09
did Winnies brother survive the war?
Jane Jenkins
49:07
Did any of the letter writers mention the influenza epidemic of 1918?
Jennifer Wyatt
49:10
Halifx
Evelyn
49:13
upper Kingsclear
Kate Hunt
49:21
Ottawa!
Jane Jenkins
49:23
Fredericton
Debby
49:29
Island View
Heather L Caldwell
49:36
Westwood, Ontario
Evelyn
54:09
how can we order the book?
Kate Hunt
01:11:59
Maybe I missed it, but where are the original letters now, and where/how did you find them?
Evelyn
01:13:53
how was Winnies death received in her community? was it published in the local papers?
Evelyn
01:16:40
sorry Paulines death
Kate Hunt
01:17:09
i don't think Pauline was on the ship when it went down?
Jennifer Wyatt
01:17:40
I was going to ask if she continued nursing when she got back... I thought she had survived
Kate Hunt
01:18:17
I think the ship went down on a return trip to Ireland after she was back in Canada
Heather L Caldwell
01:23:30
Thank you for expressing the importance of the Nursing Sisters of WW 1, I am an historical re-enactor that represents the stories of the Nursing Sisters, as a Member of the Canadian Army Medical Corps. Trent University Archives has the letters of Helen Lauder Fowlds published on line.
Jennifer Wyatt
01:24:36
wow cool story!
Evelyn
01:28:32
thanks!
Kate Hunt
01:28:58
this was terrific, thanks!
Jennifer Wyatt
01:29:06
So very interesting! Thank you for bringing these folks to life for us
Steph
01:29:15
Thanks for sharing.