August 30, 2014

Yesterday the BHCARA had flowers placed on the grave site of BHC Walter Goulding. Walter passed away in August at the age of 106. He joined his wife of 75 years Rebecca. Lynn Bice of London and Nancy Johnson took care of the arrangements for us and placed the flowers y...

August 20, 2014

I have identified the burial places for 508 BHC on the web site Find A Grave. They have had memorial set up for them, many with information filled in. If you know where your BHC is buried please consider adding them to this site and passing that link along so they can...

August 18, 2014

REMEMBERED:

Dan Oatman Decoration Day was held on Sunday, August 17th at the Princeton Cemetery. One of the people that has been helping me with research on George Frost was at the Decoration Day, on their own, placed this beautiful arrangement by the marker of George F...

August 16, 2014

My CBC interview from last April. It was voted as one of the best of 2013 and was replayed again in January 2015.

 

August 16, 2014

Folk singer Marion Parson's will be performing at the BHC Day Celebrations on September 28th at the Black Creek Pioneer Village in Toronto. She is singing the song in our Home Children Tribute Movie.

 

August 12, 2014

Here is an interesting photo, of Watt's Naval boys from Barnardo's with W. W. Hind Smith. Mr. Smith came to Canada and did photography of the BHC . His wonderful depictions of the "better life" the children were having in Canada were used in promotional postcards. Firs...

August 8, 2014

At the Canadian Museum of History today. Turning over the Bennett, Chamberlain and Payne collections for a permanent exhibit opening in the museum late 2016. Doreen Young, with thanks to your donation of your Father's things, including his Second World War flight log b...

August 5, 2014

Rehearsals are on for HOMECHILD the Musical which will be playing in Erin, Ontario on October 23, 24 and 25th. This is the third time this play will be presented and anyone who has seen it before will tell you its a must see. Barb Perkins has done an amazing job with t...

August 5, 2014

Just received the very sad news that British Home Child Walter Goulding passed away this week. He was 106 years old. The BHCARA executives were pleased to have visited Walter with his long time friend BHC George Beardshaw to celebrate his 106th Birthday. RIP Walter and...

August 3, 2014

British Home Child Arthur Clarkson and his BHC wife Lily Wood. Amazing, I just love this photo, they look so happy. Arthur, so relaxed - considering what they had both been through as BHC.

 

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