Biographies

The Indomitable Nora

The Indomitable Nora

RCAF Corporal (WD) Olive ‘Nora’ Perry[VBMLA] Kelowna born and raised, Olive ‘Nora’ Perry was working as a Provincial Recreation Physical Education Instructor in Kelowna when she enlisted in the RCAF in September 1942. Nora was posted to Patricia Bay on Vancouver...

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1944: A Summer of Loss

1944: A Summer of Loss

Many Okanagan communities grieved the loss of at least one citizen during the Second World War. According to the Okanagan Honour Roll, 50 people died in Canada or Europe between June 1 and September 31, 1944. They were between the ages of 19 and 39, served in all...

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This website is run and managed by the Okanagan Military Museum, part of the Kelowna Museums Society. The Okanagan Military Museum Society [OMMS] formed in 1987 and opened the Okanagan Military Museum on November 11, 1999.