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Images of the stone memorial tablets just inside the Newcastle Memorial Hall remembering the men of the town who served.
Thursday, January 17 to Saturday, January 19, 2019 Join world-renowned historians to explore different aspects of the First World War and its many legacies: the return of Indigenous veterans, the conflict’s impact on French Canada, the contributions of nurses, the … Continue reading
From New York Times
Graham Grist (Walton on Thames, Surrey, UK) writes: Please excuse me sending a joint e-mail but I hope you both might be able to assist me with a research project. I have been a member of the WFA since it … Continue reading
In several previous posts on mapping we have mentioned the use of Ozie Explorer. You can see all map posts here. You have a vast collection of maps at your disposal – if you can just access them.
by Chris Belfontaine John (Jack) Belfontaine enlisted in the Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force in Halifax, Nova Scotia on his 17th birthday, June 21st 1915. According to family folklore the recruitment officer, in lieu of a birth certificate, had my Grandfather … Continue reading
Transcribed by Sandy Wightman – grandson of Alec W Jack Mr. Chapel’s two tape recorded undated Interview with Alec Jack – from the CBC
Canadian Army Journal article about how the battalion leadership was found and formed into a deadly fighting force.
Mike Dobson contributed this a few years ago. These are the letters of our Father, Grandfather and Great-grandfather, #157114 Pte JG Sproule, 3rd Cdn MG Coy, BEF, France written to his cousin Marie Golay.
A series of short videos on life of the soldier with BBC presenter Dan Snow.