Field of Crosses

The city has set up a field of crosses along Memorial Drive, naming Albertans killed in combat. My mom and I went, and found her uncle’s cross: Howard Blatchford, an RAF flying ace in WWII (the cross incorrectly identifies him with the RCAF). Family legend says he was the youngest pilot to get his license in Canada; he flew in the north before the war began.

http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/Crosses+signal+coming+tributes+dead/9091439/story.html

 

 

 
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