Sadie Jodrey Watts in 1943. She served with the Canadian Women's Army Corps at Pier 21 in Halifax
(Left to Right): The Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and the War Medal 1939-45
This poem about the CWACs was handed out at one of their reunions. Mrs. Watts has it framed in the front of her photo album.
As an orderly room clerk at Pier 21 in Halifax, she helped process the soldiers, hospital ships and war brides that came through the port of Halifax
Sadie Jodrey Watts tries to attend gatherings of the CWACs like the 58th reunion in 1999 (left) and the opening of the CWAC Memorial in Kitchener on May 5, 2001 (right).
"Hospital ships, war brides, prisoners of war, troops coming back from overseas – those were the different ships that came into that unit where we were."