Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax and Its People / 1749-1999

War Brides Arrive on the Liner SS Scythia, 26 March 1946

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More than 500 British war brides en route to their future homes in Newfoundland arrived in Halifax on the liner SS Scythia on 26 March 1946. The group [left to right] included: Mrs. H. R. Stone, Labrador; Mrs. Guy Frazer, St. John's; Mrs. A. J. Brown, baby Lawrence and David, St. John's; Mrs. Jean Day and son Peter, Trinity Bay; and Mrs. Marion House and daughter Marion, Saint Barbe.

Photographer: Canadian Army Photo

Date: 26 March 1946

Reference no.: H.B. Jefferson Nova Scotia Archives accession no. 1992-304 no. 25  / neg. no.: N-6965