A Genealogical “Cold” Case Originating from Medicine Hat -The Story of “Thomas Wallace” and Reuniting a Handsome “Medal” and Family Heirloom to its Rightful Owner

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As an amateur genealogist and historian, I have been recently involved in several interesting research projects. I have written extensively regarding my family history (Anhorn/Medlicott/McIvor) and in doing so, I have endeavored, whenever possible, to put the story in some … Continue reading

“Through the Looking Glass”-The Story of the Munro and Glass Families from Scotland And the Quest to Find the Antecedents of James Glass

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Following the research, writing and posting on my personal homepage an article on a local Medicine Hat “character” entitled, “Lost in the Shadows-The Untold  Story Of Phoebe Munro of Medicine Hat”, I received a phone call from someone mentioned in … Continue reading

The Holten Canadian War Cemetery Memorial Project and a Tribute to the Fallen Canadian Soldiers from Medicine Hat ( Revised December 2020)

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I have always had a keen interest in history and more recently genealogy and from time to time I have researched and endeavoured to document my family history, for what purpose, I was not exactly sure. I have always enjoyed … Continue reading

“FRIENDLY” FIRE -The “Shocking” Untold Story of a Fallen Soldier from Medicine Hat and one of the many Tragedies of World War II

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Introduction: I have always had a keen interest in history, particularly the history of World War I and the Second World War. More recently, I became interested in genealogy and as a result, from time to time have researched and … Continue reading