As a WWI veteran himself, Jim Waddell regularly commemorated the contribution of those who took part in World War I, marching with pride in Remembrance Day parades.
His children seldom attended the Remembrance Day Ceremony with their father in Montreal, instead staying in Ste.-Rose with their Mother.
Marching on Remembrance Days
JV Waddell's family believes the photo below was taken in Montreal during World War II with the 6th Duke of Connaught's Royal Canadian Hussars. "No. 47 (Cav.) Res. Coy. Veterans Guard of Canadian Army." were a squadron of the 6th Hussars. James Verner Waddell received a commission as 2nd Lieutenant in the above-mentioned Veterans Guard.
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