July 28, 1914 – November 11,1918: World War I

Many of the pioneers came to the British Colonies beginning in 1858 as young men and women and young families.  It was their grandchildren and great-grandchildren who enlisted to fight for Canada in World War I and World War II.  Hiram Whims was born in Tennessee and immigrated to Salt Spring c1859. Four grandsons served in World War I.  Two great-grandsons served in World War II.  We honour and remember those that served and continue to serve in times of war, conflict and peace