French Canadian soldiers at the attention waiting to be inspected by Major-General Georges P. Vanier. Mr. Léonard Gauthier is part of that group. Picture taken in front of a church in Chandler, Quebec (1945).
Mr. Léonard Gauthier in 2010.
"When my mother saw me arrive at our house with those things, she said to me, “Where are you going with that?” I told her that I had enlisted in the army. She made a scene."