Canadian Army transit camp, with soldiers awaiting passage for Britain and then back home, somewhere in The Netherlands, 1945.Harold Colquhoun
Happy Dutch children celebrating the end of the war in Hengelo, The Netherlands, May 8, 1945.Harold Colquhoun
Canadian soldiers aboard RMS Aquitania en route home from Britain, January 1946. Mr. Colquhoun noted that on the voyage, which lasted about a week, "I finally got my sea legs and wasn't sick."Harold Colquhoun
Harold Colquhoun, Halifax, Nova Scotia, September 27, 2010.Historica Canada
Harold Colquhoun's close friend Howard "Dickie" Misener (in uniform) and other friends on Mr. Misener's leave to his home in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, circa 1940-41. The man in the centre is holding a photo of Mr. Misener's platoon. Private Misener was killed while serving with The North Nova Scotia Highlanders in the Normandy campaign. He is buried in the Bény-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers, France.Harold Colquhoun
"I was in the engineers and I did a lot of electrical work on trucks and vehicles, and did a lot of mechanical work."