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Mapping Vimy Ridge Battle Site

14 April 2016 Out line of short paper on how the Vimy Map was made, to test the auto alert system for registered subscribers to www.cobwfa.ca More to follow RE IMAGING VIMY RIDGE Previously -Mapped outline of 2nd Ypres and … Continue reading

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The 2nd Battle of Ypres Remembered

The 2nd Battle of Ypres started 100 years ago on 22 April 1915. The purpose of this post is to give you a sense of the battle from material sourced on the Web plus unique maps created to show you … Continue reading

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Where is THERE? Remembering The 1st Canadian Division at Neuve Chapelle 10 – 13 March 1915

Records of battles are easy to find. Where they occurred are often recorded in media of the day and that can be a daunting problem if you want to walk the ground. However, when the battle fades into memory the … Continue reading

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Finding Old Battle Fields

Remembering Lt Albert Service and his men of the 52nd Battalion CEF killed in action near Hill 60, near Ypres Belgium in 1916. I attended the Canadian Literature of World War One Conference University of Ottawa on 31 July and 1 August. The … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Tracing Canadian Locations in France and Belgium

This link has maps for the Canadian Base in Etaples and Hospital Facilities in other areas of France and Belgium Through These Lines is a great site written from an Australian Perspective. Look under places at the upper right for … Continue reading

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Grief’s geography: Interactive map of Toronto’s First World War dead

Grief’s geography: Interactive map of Toronto’s First World War dead (Global News). Simply incredible work to put this together. Excel file of the data – it highlights home area/city / neighborhood – where the soldier is buried and who his … Continue reading

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Tracing Lost Soldiers

Many soldiers are on the Vimy or Menin Gate Monuments. Did you know its possible to trace where they fell to a high degree of accuracy? An email came in as it tends to around Nov 11 asking if it … Continue reading

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Atten Shun!

Welcome to the Central Ontario Branch of the Western Front Association! The Western Front Association perpetuates the memory, courage and comradeship of those, of both sides, who served their country in France and Flanders (Belgium) during the Great War. The WFA … Continue reading

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