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Mother and son both in the military in World War II (circa 1944). Robert A Coulter joined the RCAF in 1941 at Vancouver. His mother, Leah D. Coulter, joined the CWAC shortly after its formation in 1941. (Submitted by Bob Coulter, Marion Coulter-Mackie and Colleen Coulter/Submitted by Bob Coulter, Marion Coulter-Mackie and Colleen Coulter)
Mother and son both in the military in World War II (circa 1944). Robert A Coulter joined the RCAF in 1941 at Vancouver. His mother, Leah D. Coulter, joined the CWAC shortly after its formation in 1941. (Submitted by Bob Coulter, Marion Coulter-Mackie and Colleen Coulter/Submitted by Bob Coulter, Marion Coulter-Mackie and Colleen Coulter)

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