Making England for Moose Jaw included challenges, but ‘we never ever regretted it, ‘ claims Margaret Houghton, 95
Margaret Houghton found its way to Moose Jaw, Sask., on Aug. 16, 1946. Having travelled from her little city in England, she was finally planning to see her spouse, Arthur Houghton, again — and she will never just meet their household for the time that is first but would also introduce Arthur to their infant son.
“we could not really placed into terms my feelings, because I happened to be anxious to see him once again and I also never ever knew the things I was arriving at, ” Margaret stated. “the very first time we saw him in civilian garments, we wondered, ‘Who is? ‘”
A lot more than 70 years later on, Margaret continues to be in Moose Jaw, surviving in a care home enclosed by handmade cards, photographs and knick-knacks that are british. She smiles as she looks around in the photographs of her big day, her young ones, her grandchildren, and her belated spouse in uniform. Continue reading “But that intended she needed to keep everything she knew behind.”