My grandfather, William George Iles often sent romantic postcards to my grandmother during the First World War. Will joined the army on 14 October 1915 in Niagara-on-the-Lake. He left for overseas 23 April 1916 from Halifax. He didn't return to Canada until 24 April 1919 when he was demobilized in Toronto. He was 30 when he joined. My dad wasn't quite two months old when his father left for Europe.
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