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The maple leaf and the white cross : a history of St. John Ambulance and the most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in Canada

Author: Christopher McCreery
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : Dundurn Press ; Lancaster : Gazelle Drake Academic [distributor], ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This history recounts the remarkable story of the St. John Ambulance, its contribution to our country, and those who made it possible.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher McCreery
ISBN: 9781550027402 1550027409
OCLC Number: 241001620
Description: xix, 332 pages, 32 pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 27 cm
Contents: Introduction; Ancient & Historical Origins of the Order; The Long Absence; Returned to Canadian Shores; Renewed Progress; Call to Service; Difficult Growth; Return to Service; Growth & Expansion; The First Century Complete; The Order of St John in Canada Today, 1984-2007; The Order of St John; Logistical Aspects of the Order of St John; Symbols, Awards, Medals & Heraldry of the Order of St John; Conclusion; Index.
Responsibility: Christopher McCreery.
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This well-referenced history does justice to an organization that has served Canada well. -- Canadian Medical Association Journal

 
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