Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax and Its People / 1749-1999

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


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