William J. Kehler also served at the hospital in Portage la Prairie. His first impression was similar to Henry Funk's.
MB, Portage la Prarie
Henry Funk served in three medical facilities during the war.
Not all the conscientious objectors were interested in forestry work. Many felt that they had the ability to be of service elsewhere.
The most popular poem from the First World War is John McCrae's “In Flanders Fields.” The first two lines are “In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Peter A. Thiessen also spent time at Clear Lake. He remembers the names of a number of ministers.