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The Reverend Charles Hedley, founder of the Parish

 

To read the detailed history of the parish,

https://churchofthetransfiguration.ca/1921-1981/ Click Here.

On Remembrance Day, 2018, I, accompanied by my wlfe, Beth, attented the Remembrance Service at the Church of the Transfiguration on Manor Rd. in Toronto. The service was conducted by The Reverend Daniel Cranley. And a beautiful service it was.

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The church was founded im 1921 by Rev. C. W. Hedley, former Chaplain of the 58th Battalion. The first service was held on June 5, 1921, in a tent.

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Beyond attending the Remembrance service, part of the mission was to see the Battle Colours of the 58th Battalion, which reside in the church.

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At the top, the Battle Colours.

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The Memorial Plaque.

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Momentos

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Freedom of the City of Toronto, granted to the Royal Regiment of Canada, Jan. 15, 1962.

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Veterans of 58th Battalion, marching to the Church, where the original colours were deposited. Sept. 25, 1924

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Two Authors, Jim Little and Rick Law.

 

 

 

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I am a retired Math Professor and now a budding author. Who would have thought? I was born in Toronto and grew up in a family of 5 boys and 1 girl. I went to Winchester Street Public School up to grade 8 and then attended Jarvis Collegiate Institute, up to grade 13. After high school I attended the University of Toronto and graduated with 2 degrees (BA honours and BEd). Following was a career in teaching, including 34 years at Humber College in Toronto, teaching Mathematics and Statistics. I managed to coauthor one textbook, an introductory Stats book. I am married to the beautiful Beth and have a great loving son named Jonathan McLaren Law. Oh yes, I am a lifelong Toronto Maple Leafs fan. I lived happily in Bolton in beautiful Caledon ON for 31 years, and I am now living in Burlington ON and loving it too. The book is available on Amazon.ca, Chapters - Indigo and Barnes & Noble.

One Comment

  1. Great post, Rick. Agreed that it was a lovely Remembrance Day service. Couldn’t have picked a better place to be for the 100th anniversary of the armistice, or better people to be with than the Friends of the 58th Battallion. We will remember them.

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