September 1,1939 – September 2,1954: World War II

Many of the pioneers that migrated to the British Colonies beginning in 1858 were 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 the men and women who served and continue to serve in war, conflict and peace