The 4 Brothers recorded Service.
Quann Family recorded svc to date.
Juno Beach Memorial Center
The Books of rememberance
Dads song - The Miner's Prayer
Canadian Honours Chart
The Legion Magazine
His information from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission
can be viewed at
To see his Regimental Information in the Canadian Great War Project database
To see his enrolement documentation Page 1
Because he lost an eye in a mining accident when kicked in the head
by a horse Great Uncle Michael Quann, (Uncle Mick), was not allowed to
enlist in the Regular Force. However, determined to do his part he
enlisted in the "Cape Breton Highlanders" where he instructed on
First Aid to the Men deploying overseas.
To see another photo of him and read a bit of history on his unit
1922 - 1995
To see his name entered in the Legion Magazine's Last Post Click Here
To read a poem he wrote in Europe during the War Press Here
To read the song he wrote press here "The Miners Prayer"
To play the song Press here A Coal Miners Prayer
To visit the Sherbrooke Fusiliers Home Page Press Here
Aunt Edie served in the Dental Corps from 1943 - 1945.
She served her full time here in Canada. She did her
training in Guelph, ON, and then served in Halifax.
Aunt Edie was engaged to a young fella who died on D-day,
she then met Uncle Roy who was a MP and then later remustered
to physical education, PERI.
Korea & The Cold War!
Uncle Bill (William Quann)(RIP) joined the CAF in Halifax.
He served in the CAF from Aug 1949 until Dec 1981.
He completed his basic training in the Royal Canadian School
of Infantry in Borden ON. On completion of basic he was posted
to 1 RCR in CFB Petawawa in Oct 1949. Uncle Bill served his
country in the following locations:
Halifax NS, Borden ON, Petawawa ON, Korea, Kentville NS, Valcartier QU,
Hanover Germany, London ON, Ipperwash ON, Germany a second time,
London again, Cyprus, London a third time, Cyprus a second time,
and finally London a final time.
After 32 years of dedicated service Uncle Bill and his wonderful wife Teresa,
retired from 1 RCR in London, and Teresa resides there today.
It should be no surprise that Uncle Bill's daughter Maureen
also joined the Military. To read on her and her husband
(also in the Military) Press Here
Uncle Bill received the fol Medals:
Canadian Korea Medal
United Nations Service Medal (Korea)
United Nations Cyprus (X 2)
Special Service Medal (Europe X 2)
Canadian Forces Decoration (CD II)
Uncle Mick recieved the following medals:
Canadian Forces Decoration (CD I)
Special Service Medal (NATO)
Third Generation in the Military
The Boys with Mom and Sister Judi.
Fourth generation In the Military
In the Military, just released from the Military,
and dreaming of being in the Military
Here are my pride and joy,
Darrell Francis and Vincent Paul