Educator Resources:
Black Canadian Veterans of the Second World War

The Memory Project has been privileged to interview a number of black veterans from across Canada. See below for the unique experiences of Lester Brown, Everrett Cromwell, Percy Jackson, and George Carter.

To learn more about the contribution of Black Canadians to the country’s military history, check out these projects:

 

  • Service photograph taken in England, 1941.

    Everett Cromwell

  • Sewing kit

    Lester Brown

  • Mr. Lester Brown's Canadian Army paybook

    Lester Brown

  • Percy Jackson in Germany, May 1945.

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Stories from Black Canadian Veterans of the Second World War

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