Forget Me Not

Photo of the wildflower “forget-me-not” taken at the Gander Heritage Trails in Gander,NL. Image Upload: Location, Place , Whereabouts: Gander, NL

Always Remembered

In the old cathedral of Amiens, in an alcove dedicated to the countries that fought in WWI, droops an old Newfoundland Blue Ensign in solemn remembrance of her fallen. ¬†This flag donated by the Government of Newfoundland, stands proudly, and mournfully, along with those of the other nations. ¬† We were there in April of…

First family visitor in 109 years

Pictured is my great uncle, Private James Ellsworth who voluntarily went overseas with the 1st Royal Newfoundland Regiment. On November 4th, 1915, he was killed at the age of 26. On April 10th, 2024, Rodney had the opportunity to visit the grave of his great-great uncle while working in Turkey. He took a nine-and-a-half-hour round…