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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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Cecil Annis of Malvern Collegiate Institute Remembered

Toronto Regiment soldier heads list of 25 on memorial to the fallen The names are listed in lead letters that are slowly falling away from the granite background. They belong to the 25 men of Toronto’s Malvern Collegiate Institute killed … Continue reading

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A HUNDRED YEARS AGO

What was happening in the war by month? This table goes by month and picks up battles in the month and various ones in subsequent years after Mar All items are referenced in the Official History of the Canadian Expeditionary … Continue reading

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Battles of the CEF

Battles as listed from earliest to latest in the CEF Official History. All items are referenced in the Official History of the Canadian Expeditionary Force. Nicholson, G. W. L. (1962). “The Canadian Expeditionary Force 1914–1919″. Official History of the Canadian … Continue reading

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Menin Gate Lions at National War Museum

The Menin Gate Lions are now on display at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa courtesy of the Government of Australia. See link above for Australian news item. Your man on the spot took these pics 5 Feb 2015. The pictures … Continue reading

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Excellent Canadian Websites on WW1

British Columbia 54th Battalion CEF 102nd Battalion CEF Pacific Coast Branch, Western Front Association Pacific Coast Branch, Western Front Association on Flickr The PPCLI in World War One Victoria BC at War

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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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Technology from the Western Front

Wired Magazine General Currie rode this when he wasn`t on a horse (we think) Indispensable Vehicles That Got Their Start in WWI More Machines from the Great War Wikipedia Technology during WW1 Der Spiegal – Germany A Revolution in Killing: … Continue reading

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Tell Your WW1 Relative`s story

When you were younger  you may have heard a story of what your WW1 relative may have seen or experienced. Why not share it here? Leave a note saying what you remember, where your relative may have served or what he/she … Continue reading

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Books to Read on WW1

Selections From Project Gutenberg and their WW1 Bookshelf (click the HTML version of the item you want to look at) The Great War As I Saw It  by Frederick George Scott Over the top with the 25th: Chronicle of events at … Continue reading

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