Battle of Hill 70 - Who Will You Remember?

August 14th, 2017 | Categories: Events
The Battle for Hill 70 - Six Nations and World War One
During the Battle of Hill 70, more than 9,000 Canadians were killed, wounded or taken prisoner between August 15 and August 25, 1917.  The following list represents the men from Brantford, Brant...

Remembering Hill 70

August 10th, 2017 | Categories: Events
Remembering Hill 70 - Six Nations, Ontario - 114th Battalion CEF
Learn about Six Nations' contribution to one of, arguably, Canada's most significant battles of the Great War - Hill 70.  There will be a short presentation on the battle itself and on...

The Gun(s) of Jubilee Terrace Park, Brantford, Ontario, Canada

June 14th, 2017 | Categories: News
World War 1 German War Trophy, Brantford, Ontario
After the First World War, 1914-1918, The City of Brantford received as war trophies one German Heavy Howitzer and one 7.7 cm Field Gun, which were given to this community by the Canadian Government...

Charlotte Livingston's Silver Cross Pilgrimage to the Battlefields of France and Belgium

May 22nd, 2017 | Categories: News
Commonwealth War Graves Commission One hundredth Anniversary
BX August 2, 1928 Death’s Silent Comradeship in Battlefields of France – Maple Leaves Designate the Graves of Canadian Soldiers – Graves Across the Sea Carefully...

Brantford's Lost Gun of Vimy

April 10th, 2017 | Categories: News
BX June 1, 1917 Captured Gun May Come Here – 4th Battalion Would Like Trophy of Vimy Ridge Placed in Brantford Mayor Bowlby stated this morning that he had not as yet written...

Remembering Vimy - The Killed from Brant County

April 9th, 2017 | Categories: News
Oscar Fearman, Percy Gill, Absolam Smith, Canadian National Vimy Memorial - April 9, 1917 - Image Courtesy of MWO Chris Chaban
During the Battle of Vimy Ridge, more than 10,500 Canadians were killed or wounded between April 9 and April 12, 1917.  The following list represents the men from Brant County who were killed...

Remembering Vimy - The Wounded from Brant County

April 6th, 2017 | Categories: News
100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge - Doing Our Bit.  Arthur and Arden Daiken
During the Battle of Vimy Ridge, more than 10,500 Canadians were killed or wounded between April 9 and April 12, 1917.  The following list represents the men from Brant County who were wounded...

Brantford’s “On to Vimy” Contingent - 1936

April 5th, 2017 | Categories: News
Vimy Ridge Pilgrimage Brantford Contingent
Those from the County of Brant who attended the unveiling of the Canadian National Vimy Memorial on July 26, 1936 These names were taken from the book “Epic of Vimy,” first published in...

GWCA Presents: Professor Peter Farrugia - April 3, 2017

March 29th, 2017 | Categories: Events
Vimy Ridge in History and Myth - Peter Farrugia Doing our Bit
Dr. Peter Farrugia’s research interests lie in 19th and 20th century Britain and France, particularly the study of war and peace, as well as the history of Brantford. Peter is especially...

GWCA Presents: Terry Copp - March 27, 2017

March 21st, 2017 | Categories: Events
Doing Our Bit - Irish Canadian Rangers
"Montreal’s Irish Canadian Rangers began official recruiting on Easter Monday 1916, the same day as the start of the Easter Uprising in Dublin. Their commanding officer Lieutenant-Colonel...

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