Hants County Soldiers - Where Were They From?The Soldiers were farmers, clerks, labourers, teachers, lumbermen, and ship builders. They came from many places in Hants County - from Hantsport to Shubenacadie and Vaughan to Noel – and every village and town in between. Many never returned.
|Place||Soldiers||Killed in Action*|
|Enfield & Elmsdale||32||8|
|Falmouth & Mt Denson||61||8|
|Kempt, Burlington, Summerville, & Bramber||84||19|
|Maitland & Selma|
The Troop Ship RMS Olympic and Her Sister ShipsTowards the end of July 1916, our 112th Battalion from Windsor set sail on the RMS Olympic from Halifax to Liverpool. It is interesting to learn that the Olympic was the first of 3 sister ships - the others were the more famous Titanic and the Britannic. All three ships were the same design, built in Belfast, and owned by the White Star Line. The Olympic started