Monthly Archives: February 2015

Officer Training – Bexhill on Sea

BEXHILL ON SEA, UK. In WW1 the Army needed thousands of platoon commanders, a look back from the records of the National Archives report “Canadian Officers Training School, Bexhill on Sea. GAQ 10-39, RG 24 Vol 1841. Down load your … Continue reading

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RESEARCH SOURCES

Many sources are available on line for free WW1 Map Collection at Mc Master University – Story (includes link to maps) WW1 Maps – National Library of Scotland Selected Topîcs – National Archives of Canada Databases Courts-martial of the First … Continue reading

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Siegfried Sassoon meets the Canadians

Siegfried Sassoon is on our reading list for his three works, Memoirs of a Fox Hunting Man, Memoirs of an Infantry Officer and Sherston`s Progress. They are an incredible look back to England as it was before 1914 and through … Continue reading

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What goes on at COWBFA meetings?

Short answer is LOTS! You should consider joining us to meet some very interesting people working on projects about WW1 which they remember 365 days of the year. Here`s a look back to December 3, 2011 Saturday December 3rd, 2011 … Continue reading

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The Big Trek of 1915

THE BIG TREK NIAGARA TO TORONTO OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 1915 By Lieutenant Colonel William A. Smy, OMM, CD, UE Although troops had assembled in Niagara Camp from the earliest days of the First World War, the camp never developed to a point … Continue reading

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75th Battalion Officer – Still on Guard on the Western Front

Lt Henry Walter Edward Morris by Andy Stone Enjoy your visit!!

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PODCAST – Canada`s 100 Days

CANADA`s 100 DAYS by John Livesay The incredible story of the actions of the men and women of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, Canada’s contribution to the Great War 1914-1919, during the last 100 days of the First World War. After … Continue reading

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Where did the CEF Actions take place

This is a work in progress – we hope to get time to map it all out this year. In the meantime here is the official list of Canadian Battles from General Order 7, 1928. Enjoy your visit!! <br /><br … Continue reading

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Canadian Soldiers – Biography

George Ireland from Hamilton Ontario, Grey Cup Team Captain, 102nd Battalion

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Canadian Pilots

A link to an interesting website on who were the top Canadian pilots.

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