Christine Macfarlane–Our iconic Lanark County Hal Kirkland being sent off with prayers from Nellie Macfarlane(my Great Grandmother) She lived on William Street in Almonte. Thanks Christine Mcfarlane!
In 1971 The Ottawa Citizen reported that Hal Kirkland, the retired postmaster in Almonte was still writing great stories. Hal had a shock of snow-white hair, and he did not hear so well anymore. Here is one of his stories.
The Ottawa Journal
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
09 Mar 1968, Sat • Page 34
Christine Macfarlane—This is a pic of Hal Kirkland before he left for war.