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Private Lewis Luke Currie was my Grandfather

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“Lewis Currie was my Dad’s father. Lewis’ mother died when he was eight, she died at the age of 31. They lived in Dartmouth Nova Scotia. Lewis, his brother and three younger sisters were sent to different places because their father was unable [to take care of them]. Lewis was sent to the Antigonish Catholic organization, but ran away when he was 13. He found farm work in Enfield, Nova Scotia where he met my grandmother and had three children. They lived in a very small tarpaper shack; an old henhouse given to them by the owner of the farm. It caught fire some years later. Lewis and his friend…

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David Norman King – CFPU Driver

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David Norman King – CFPU Driver November 28, 1921 – May 5, 2014 ABOVE PHOTO : PA-183310 – Private Dave King, a driver with the Canadian Army Film and Photo Unit, talking with an Italian who lived in his own hometown of Burlington, Ontario, for a number of years, Delianuova, Italy, ca. 5 September 1943. Credit: Lieut. Terry F. Rowe / Canada. Dept. of National Defence / Library and Archives Canada / PA-183310. Restrictions on use: Nil. Copyright: Expired Dave King was a driver for the Public Relations Group during WWII, and drove members of the Canadian Film & Photo Unit to their assignments. I knew Dave King through another veteran…

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