Jean Brown (nee Corbett) in her Canadian Women's Army Corps uniform, 1943.Celia May Brown
The Corbett family in 1943. Jean Brown's father and brother both served in the armed forces, her brother, McKee Corbett, with the 1st Hussars and her father, Erle Corbett, in both world wars.Celia May Brown
Jean's father, Erle Corbett, in portrait from the two world wars. He enlisted in the army in WWI (left) as a private and returned home having been promoted to the rank of major. He served his country again in WWII (right).Celia May Brown
Jean Brown's certification card. This tradesman's card issued June 11, 1946, showed that Jean was certified as a clerk with the Canadian Women's Army Corps.Celia May Brown
Jean and her father, Erle Corbett.Celia May Brown
"My father was the officer in charge of the Wingham Armouries, and he was what they call a ‘Saturday Night Soldier’."