Monday, June 02, 2008

More from GPK



HI MARTY,

THANKS TO JIM BIRD EX.SPRINGFIELD GUY FOR THIS STORY AND PICS. ON PIC 1 THIS IS JOSEPH PETER STANSFIELD JIM'S GRANDFATHER HE LIVED ON SPRINGFIELD, HE WAS ONCE PRES. OF THE LEGION IN ST-LAMBERT. HE WAS AN ALDERMAN IN G.PK. 1927-29. THE PIC WAS TAKEN AT THE T. EATON PORTRAIT STUDIO IN MONTREAL.

NOW PIC #2 WAS TAKEN IN BELGIUM AT YPRES ACCORDING TO JIM'S MOTHER. NOW THE GUY ON THE FAR LEFT IS JOSEPH PETER STANSFIELD OUR FUTUR G.PK. ALDERMAN.NOW THE PIC WAS NOT TAKEN AT ONE OF THE BOER WARS 1880 -81 OR 1899-1902. IT IS WORLD WAR 1 IN 1914-1918 ACCORDING TO JIM'S MOTHER. I KNOW WE ARE USE TO SEE SOLDIERS IN WORLD WAR 1 WITH THE HARD ROUND HATS.

THANKS MARTY AND JIM BIRD AND HIS MOTHER. EX SPRINGFIELD G.PK.

NORMAND SIMARD.

PS MAYBE A WAR EXPERT G,PK BLOGGER CAN EXPLAIN OR COMMENT THE WAR PIC , WHY THEY DID NOT HAVE THOSE HARD HATS. MAYBE MY FRIEND FROM AUSTRALIA WAR EXPERT BOB GODEFROY COULD BEACON US.

Thanks Normand

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