title bar L.M. Montgomery and the First World War
newspaper clipping of a war poem My Matepoem about horses in war The Armageddon Stud clipping about Clackmannanshire's Weapon Week
post card of British war heroine Edith Cavell's memorial newspaper clipping about woman who knit 186 pairs of socks Both Maud and Ewan Macdonald actively supported the war effort. War memorabilia is scattered through the scrapbooks, with poems and clippings, photographs and souvenirs (such as a post card of British war heroine Edith Cavell's memorial - shown left). At war's end Montgomery even kept track of a movie called The Empire's Shield, filmed during the war and introduced by Ewan's old colleague and now war veteran himself, the Rev. Edwin Smith.
newspaper photo of the Rev. Edwin Smithnewspaper clippings about The Empire's Shield and the ordination of Ewan Macdonald

go to Virtual Museum of Canada Website newspaper clipping about The Empire's Shield newspaper clipping about the ordination of Ewan Macdonald