Monthly Archives: October 2013

Episode 007 WO2 Stan Egerton Part 2

The second part of the episode with Stan Egerton explores his fight through the Scheldt, his return home from the war and his start with the Toronto Fire Department. The CTV Episode with Stan Egerton can be found at Here. You can support this site by shopping on Amazon.  You still enjoy Amazon’s great prices, but a portion of your purchase goes to supporting the show. The Canadian Soldiers march through Dieppe with pipes playing.  Somebody got in trouble for […]

Episode 007 WO2 Stan Egerton Part 1

This episode’s guest is WO2 Stan Egerton who served with the Toronto Scottish Regiment during World War 2.  Stan is the Toronto Scottish Regiment’s version of Saving Private Ryan because he was eager to serve with his two brothers; George and Frank. Stan lost his brothers in the second world war, and yet he speaks about them like he saw them only last week.  Another version of Stan’s story can be found at Vimeo. Please also check out a friend […]

Episode 006 Capt Shannon Tyrrell Part 2

Here is the second part of the episode with Capt Shannon Tyrrell. One of the memorable characters that Capt Tyrrell goes on to describe is Cpl Lui from 25 Field Ambulance.  Due to the patience and dedication of his instructors, Cpl Lui went on to found a leadership group known as Monticle. Please take the time to visit the Monticle site. Have you signed the Canadian Military History Podcast Guestbook yet?   You can support this site by shopping on Amazon.  You […]

Episode 006 Capt Shannon Tyrrell Part 1

This episode is the first episode with a soldier from the Canadian Forces Health Services and a member of the Canadian Armed Forces not from the Combat Arms.  Capt Tyrrell started her career as a Non-Commissioned Member  in 25 Medical Company which has since grown to become 25 Field Ambulance.  Shannon developed as a junior leader as Medic, then became a Warrant Officer.  A decision point was reached when Shannon had to choose between developing as a Medic Warrant Officer […]

Episode 005 LCol Cliff Trollope

In this episode, I review some feed back from you, the good listener, before getting into the interview with Lieutenant-Colonel Cliff Trollope. LCol Trollope served for the majority of his military career with the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry. He began his service at the Royal Military College and also was an instructor at the Infantry School in Gagetown, New Brunswick. He concluded his military service as the Commanding Officer of the Royal Regiment of Canada, where he lead the […]

Episode 004 LGen Andrew Leslie

In this episode, Lieutenant-General (ret) Andrew Leslie describes his service in the Canadian Army and specifically the Chief Warrant Officers who influenced him and helped guide his decisions as a senior commander. His service was both thrilling, as the Commander of 1CMBG, and heart breaking as the Commander of the Canadian Army during the fierce fighting days in Afghanistan. You can support this site by shopping on Amazon.  You still enjoy Amazon’s great prices, but a portion of your purchase […]