Veterans Submitted: Top Ten Photos

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Over the past week, we have received many submitted photographs from various Veterans.

 

 

 

 

Based on our review of these photos, we have selected the following as being the top ten.  Noted photos are provided for your viewing pleasure. Our Association does not support any products or comments contained within these photos.

1) Veteran Randy Hundt photographed and submitted “Blue Heron At Mud Bay

Photograph of a Blue Heron at Mud Bay Delta, BC by Randy Hundt.

Photograph of a Blue Heron at Mud Bay Delta, BC by Randy Hundt.

2) Veteran Sheldon Boles photographed and submitted “Police Vehicle In The Shade

Photograph a Force police car in the shade taken by Sheldon Boles

Photograph a Force police car in the shade taken by Sheldon Boles.

3) Veteran Harold Feiertag photographed and submitted “Close Up Of A Thick Billed Murre

Close up photograph of a thick billed Murre taken by Harold Feiertag.

Close up photograph of a thick billed Murre taken by Harold Feiertag.

4) Veteran Steve Gibson photographed and submitted the “Photographs of NWMP Commissioner Laurence William Herchmer’s Grave Marker at the Mountainview Cemetery ($1st & Fraser in Vancouver, BC)”  Steve outlined “Yesterday I found and took photos of Royal NWMP Commissioner Herchmer’s headstone. Its at Mountainview cemetery at 41st & Fraser in Vancouver.

I cleaned it up as best I could, at least 15 mins of scrubbing. I sent all the photos off to Joe Healy. I thought you might like to see it too and/or put it in your newsletter

According to Wikipedia he was the 5th Commissioner, 1886-1900 and is credited with bringing the stetson and the musical ride to the RCMP.
He also served in the army and fought in India and the Boer War in 1899.

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Photographs of the base of the grave marker for former Commissioner Laurence Herchmer taken by Veteran Steve Gibson.

Photographs of the base of the grave marker for former Commissioner Laurence Herchmer taken by Veteran Steve Gibson.

Photograph of the grave marker for former Commissioner Laurence Herchmer. Note that the top of the marker has been broken off. Photo taken by Veteran Steve Gibson.

Photograph of the grave marker for former Commissioner Laurence Herchmer. Note that the top of the marker has been broken off. Photo taken by Veteran Steve Gibson.

5) Veteran Sheldon Boles included the photograph of “Commissioner Laurence Herchmer

Photograph of NWMP Commissioner Lawrence Herchmer.

Photograph of NWMP Commissioner Lawrence Herchmer.

6) Veteran Harold Feiertag photographed and submitted “Eagle Perched With Moon

Mooning The Eagle.(Source of photo - Harold Feiertag's photo gallery)

Mooning The Eagle.(Source of photo – Harold Feiertag’s photo gallery)

7) Veteran Bruce Waite sent us the hyperlink to “Quite Frankly It Can Be The ONLY Word In The English Language That Accurately Describes Some Situations” – check out the details and photos here.

8) Veteran Dave Ewing sent us the hyperlink to “Flowers That Even Darwin Cannot Explain” – check out these images here.

9) Veteran Keith Leishman sent us “Texan’s Advise On What Is Needed To Keep Yourself Safe At Home” –  you need to have a 9mm, a couple of clips and a box of shells.  I don’t believe the collection of items below will do much to keep you safe!.

Photograph of a 9mm, 2 clips and a box of shells - taken by Sheldon Boles

Photograph of a 9mm, 2 clips and a box of shells – taken by Sheldon Boles.

10) Veteran Ron Budd sent us the hyperlink to “Her Friends At The ATM” – check out this photo here.

 

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