Names of Paris Veterans who made the Ultimate Sacrifice to be Added to the Paris Cenotaph

December 7th, 2017 | Categories: News
"They shall not grow old,
As we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them,
Nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun
And in the morning
...

Paris, Ontario War Memorial - First World War Names

December 7th, 2017 | Categories: News
Paris, Ontario, Roll of Honour - 1914-1918, Paris, Ontario list of Great War dead - From the Souvenir booklet of the Dedication of  the Paris, Ontario War Memorial
The following names are a combination of those listed from the Paris Roll of Honour, 1919 and the Paris War Memorial Dedication Roll, 1930.  The names followed by...

Remembering Passchendaele - The Killed from Brant County

October 27th, 2017 | Categories: News
Passchendaele Brant County War Dead
During the Battle of Passchendaele, more than 15,500 Canadians were killed or wounded between October 26 and November 10, 1917. The following list represents the men from Brant County who were killed...

Lawren and Howard Harris

October 16th, 2017 | Categories: News
Howard K. Harris and Lawren S. Harris.  Lawren Harris Week, Brantford, Ontario
Lawren Stewart Harris was born on October 23, 1885 at 150 Brant Avenue in Brantford, Ontario.  Harris is best known as a founding member of the famous Canadian art movement known as the Group of...

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 during...

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...

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