Odds and Ends

More items we will get to (time permitting) – links may have expired but w will get to them

NEW! CBC Videos of WW1 RemembranceNEW! Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Men Remembered (Click Image)

“In memory of 1701 men of the Canadian Bank of Commerce who served in the Great War    1914 – 1918.,+ Pte R. Anderson, Lt. R.M. Clarke, Staff Sgt D.B. Darley, + Pte E. Fitton, Lt A.F. Graves, Pte A.G. Reid, Pte J.S.M. Robson, Gnr E.K. Thomas”

Greg Scott photo - NELSON BC - CIBC MEMORIAL PLAQUE

NEW! CIBC LONDON ENGLAND London, England Branch

NEW! CIBC Remembers Employee Service

NEW!  LETTERS FROM THE FRONT

Where the CEF Disembarked

 Nathan Greenfield‘s “Baptism of Fire” on Ypres 1915 now on sale!

 Organization, administration and equipment of His Majesty’s Forces in peace and war (1916)

David Cohen Fine Art An Art Gallery dedicated to WW1

The Mysterious case of Lt Stroud – a uniform bearing his name was recently donated to the Lincoln and Welland Regiment – click link to download his personnel file to learn about what he did. Quiz! When did he get his MM? A Zip file

MGEN MALCOLM MERCER REMEMBERED by COBFWA`s GORD MACKINNON

The Globe and Mail Map of Vimy Ridge

General David Watson of the 4th Canadian Division

The St. Mihiel Trip Wire – Always Outstanding

Fierce Days and Nights in Flanders * Air Operations at St. Mihiel * Billy Barker in Italy * Mannock to the Forefront * RAF Milestones: April-November 1918

COB-WFA member Corporal Rob DeWolfe reading our Maple Leaf  on active duty in Ghundy Ghar, Afghanistan.

Where did the battles of the CEF take place? We reveal it here.

THE FORGOTTEN WAR – Canadian WW1 Movies from the National Film Board – Amazing

90th Bn Machine Gunners

Oral Histories of the First World War from The National Archives

Winnipeg’s 90th Bn Machine Gunners

      

What can you tell us about them? Click for full size images. Thanks to Kim and Graham Pardoe in Edmonton.

One of the Machine Gunners is  Norman Graham Kincaid

Enlisted in the 90th Bn on 3 January 1916 as private No 187807.

Served in Canada, England and France with the 90th Bn, 11th Bn, 11 Reserve Bn, 53rd Battery CFA, 13 Brigade CFA, Canadian Artillery Regimental Depot Witley and Canadian Machine Gun Depot.

Commissioned Lieutenant 11 August, 1918 in the Canadian Machine Gun Corps and demobilized 25 January, 1919.

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Pacific Coast Branch WFA THE ROLL OF THE REGIMENTS
Russians in the CEF LOST 49th BN SOLDIER FOUND 1 Oct 1916 – Courcellete France – the 20th Battalion Attacks
Latest minutes The Last Battle of 2nd Lt Burd
Wilfred Owen’s Dulce et Decorum Est” (from PBS) – The Series COULD YOU HAVE COMMANDED IN WW1?
WW1 Vets – Video and Sound Interviews (Veterans Affairs) The CHAIRMAN`s Puzzle (searching for a VC Winner) BRANTFORD AT WAR 1915
MARK YOUR MAPS! VISIT THE VIMY AREA * * * POWERPOINT VERSION BEAVERBROOK  AT THE NATIONAL WAR MUSEUM In Memoriam: Soldiers of the 58th Bn CEF
MCMASTER U TRENCH MAP University Theses on  WW1 via the National Archives MAPPING WITH LINESMAN UPDATE
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Len Shurtleff of the WFA USA Branch briefed on upcoming events – he urged all who could to attend their 2007 National Seminar at the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island September 7 – 9.

MAIN WFA USA LINK

 

NEW! The CANADIAN GREAT WAR PROJECT

The Memorial Chamber at Parliament in Ottawa

Be sure and watch the video!

Messines, The Christmas Truce, and More …

In memory of

Corporal Archie MacKinnon

Great War Topics

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CEF STUDY GROUP LIST OF WW1 Sites (click this link then the image)

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BATTLES OF THE CEF (click this link then the image)

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HISTOIRE OFFICIELLE DE L’ARMÉE CANADIENNE A LA 1er GUERRE (cliquez lien puis limage)

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ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE WOODWORK

 

It all took place at the Newcastle Community Hall – click for a picture of a great building

Newcastle was very involved in WW1

Then we covered the whole war at lunch

The only thing missing from the picture is you!

Now back to our quiz
Where are these three soldiers on duty?

Send answers (Click)

Great War Topics

OFFICIAL HISTORY OF THE CEF  <— (from DND) —> A Rattle of Pebbles 2 Canadian Airmen in WW1
Researching WW1 via Online Resources A WW1 Soldier`s Diary CBC Interviews with WW1 Vets – 5 with Audio!
Quick news Data Mining CBC Interviews with 54th Battalion veterans
Mapping with the BAYO CDs

Film clips from British Pathé

Put in search terms like those below – an amazing site!

WW1 * Douglas Haig *Canadians *Vimy Ridge *Passchendaele *Cambrai * Somme

Select Free download, input country, and your name etc. It works – Brilliant

 




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