The Chapleau Boys Go to War

The Chapleau Boys Go to War

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World War 1 and World War 2 resulted in Canadians from all walks of life serving in the country's armed forces. This is the story of the contributions and sacrifices made during these two wars, at home and abroad, by the people of Chapleau, Ontario, a small village in Canada's North, and especially by the 32 who died in WW1 and the 29 who died in WW2.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 150 x 226 x 20mm | 339.99g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508435588
  • 9781508435587

About Michael K McMullen

The authors are cousins through their paternal grandmothers and trace their Chapleau family roots back to 1885, when the Canadian Pacific Railway was establishing Chapleau as a divisional point during construction of its mainline in Northern Ontario. Michael McMullen has a B.A. (Economics) from the University of Toronto (York) and a B.A. Honours (Economics) from Carleton University. He is a retired mineral economist having worked for the Government of Canada and as a consultant. He is a Life Member of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum and resides in Nepean, Ontario with his wife Alison. Michael Morris has a B.A. degree (English, History) from Waterloo Lutheran University (Wilfred Laurier University). He worked as a reporter/editor of several daily newspapers, and taught at Chapleau High School and College of the Rockies. He is a former reeve (mayor) of Chapleau. He writes weekly columns for the Chapleau Express and the Cranbrook Guardian and lives in Cranbrook, British Columbia.show more