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Yk war veteran Joseph Ouellette with stirring recitation of In Flanders Fields

nnsl photo/Randy Hiebert To see one of Yellowknife's oldest living veteran, Joseph (Albert) Ouellette, 86, recite In Flanders Fields in a video, scan the QR code with your smart phone. Appeared in Yellowknifer November 11, 2020.

Watch one of Yellowknife's oldest living veterans, Joseph (Albert) Ouellette, 86, recite In Flanders Fields

Last Remembrance Day, Yellowknifer did a story on Joseph Ouellette's experiences in the Korean War.

November 11, 2019 - This Remembrance Day, one of Yellowknife’s oldest living veterans will be among those reflecting on the highs and lows that come with a life of military service.

Joseph Albert Ouellette, one of Yellowknife’s oldest military veterans, shows off his brother James’s regimental identification card. James was killed in the Korean War at the age of 20 and Joseph went on to serve as a trained paratrooper with the Canadian military in Germany. Simon Whitehouse/NNSL photo

Joseph (Albert) Ouellette, 85, has been living in Yellowknife since 1978, working as both a corrections officer and as a safety department worker with Cominco Mines. Ouellette is also a 10-year military veteran, having served two tours in Germany up to his military. Go Here to read more.