April 11, 2014
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In memory of Eddie Caterer and OMF looks for a president

The latest issue of the Musings has been mailed out and is available here.

In this issue Donna Halliday writes a tribute to the late Eddie Caterer: “Eddie Caterer passed away suddenly on Jan. 30, 2014. The service was at Calvary Baptist Church on Main Street, Toronto.  It was a wonderful tribute to Eddie, and the church was packed with family, friends, Malvernites, and Balmy Beach Club (B.B.C.) members.

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November 11, 2013
by David
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Malvern’s ‘Big Book’ remembers school’s vets

Malvern principal Diane Sharpe, left, and writer and Malvern parent David Fuller look at photos of Malvern veterans on Oct. 24. The book, known generally as the 'Big Book', is titled Malvern Students, Members of the Armed Forces, WWII. PHOTO: Andrew HudsonMalvern’s Second World War memorial isn’t a statue, it’s a pair of books.

“Adams, D.” It’s the first name you encounter on opening the ‘Big Book’ and it’s just about the only thing you will learn about him, if you are lucky enough to see it in the archives of the Malvern Red & Black Society (MRBS), which are open infrequently and only by appointment.

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November 11, 2013
by David
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Help restore Malvern’s Big Book of WW2 veterans photos

RemembranceDay2013There’s no statue to honour the graduates of Malvern CI who served in the Second World War like the statue out front of the school honouring the grads who served in the First World War. That’s why we are trying to restore the Big Book, a photo album with hundreds of portraits of the men and women who served in Canada’s army, navy and air force in 1939-1945. The book is badly in need of repair and the photos need to be removed, cleaned and scanned for a planned online database. Continue Reading →

October 15, 2013
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Did you serve in the Canadian Forces, post-1945?

The MRBS is compiling a list of grads who served with the Canadian Forces after 1945. If you or someone you know joined the army, navy or air force at any time since then, we want to hear from you. We are also looking for Korean War veterans, peacekeepers, and veterans of later conflicts in Europe and the Middle East. If you can help locate these Malvern grads, please contact David Fuller.