John Aubrey Holdsworth - Doing Our Bit

GWCA Presents: Gary Surette – March 15 @ 7:30 p.m.

Gary Surette is a retired radio announcer from CKPC.  When Gary is not piloting airplanes out of the Brantford airport or travelling, he occupies his time serving our community through various clubs.  Gary is a true community booster, and he is best known for his tireless work with the Brantford Airshow.  

Gary has always had a deep interest in Canadian military affairs, especially the world wars and the specific life of John Aubrey Holdsworth, a former Principal from King Edward School. 

Principal Holdsworth enlisted in the 215th Battalion at the young age of 29 and would eventually be killed in action in 1918.  Local military history enthusiast, Gary Surette will explore the life and death of this local soldier from the Great War.