No. 2 Canadian Construction Battalion

February 1st, 2016 | Categories: News
African Canadians in the Canadian Expeditionary Force WW 1 - Brantford, Ontario blacks in World War One, Canada Post Salutes Black History Month with WW1 Postage Stamp - Issued February 1, 1916
2016 marks the 20th anniversary since Black History Month was first officially celebrated by the Government of Canada, and it also marks the 100th anniversary of the formation of No. 2 Construction...

Brantford Collegiate Institute - First World War Memorial Plaque

January 28th, 2016 | Categories: News
Brantford Ontario First World War Memorial Plaque
BX January 9, 1925 Memory of Brave Students Honored – Tablet Unveiled at the Brantford Collegiate Institute in Befitting Manner – Eloquent Dedicatory Address by...

2016 GWCA 4th Annual Lecture Series Calendar

January 17th, 2016 | Categories: Events
2016 GWCA 4th Annual Lecture Series Calendar
Since February 2013, one of our signature events has been the Great War Lecture series at the Brantford Campus of Wilfrid Laurier University. The series has traditionally combined avocational and...

Our Local Angels of Mercy: Insights into the lives and service of two local nursing sisters during the Great War

November 25th, 2015 | Categories: Events
Meghan E. Cameron, a History and Civics teacher at BCI, will be examining the key role of nursing sisters from the local area who were part of the Great War. Ms. Cameron will give a brief overview of...

Alexandra Presbyterian Church, Brantford, Ontario - First World War Memorial Plaque

November 8th, 2015 | Categories: News
Alexandra Presbyterian Church, Brantford, Ontario - First World War Memorial Plaque Names
BX May 6, 1918 Honor Roll at Alexandra Has 128 Names – Unveiling was Held Sunday Evening – Nine Wounded, Five Making the Supreme Sacrifice – Dr. Gandier Present...

Central Presbyterian Church, Brantford, Ontario - First World War Memorial Plaque (Formerly Brantford Congregational Church)

November 8th, 2015 | Categories: News
Central Presbyterian Church, Brantford, Ontario - First World War Memorial Plaque Names
BX May 23, 1921 Unveiling of Memorial and Honor Tablets at Brantford Congregational Church Impressive Service Conducted on Sunday Morning for the Heroic Dead and the Heroic...

Rededication of the Northampton Saints War Memorial at Franklin's Gardens

November 6th, 2015 | Categories: News
Northampton Saints War Memorial - Franklin's Gardens, Graham McKechnie speaks on behalf of Mary West in Memory of Lance Corporal William West, Franklin's Gardens War Memorial - Northampton Saints Rugby Football Club
On November 4, 2015, The Northampton Saints Rugby Football Club rededicated the War Memorial at Franklin’s Gardens.  There were about 20 descendants of the 12 men who were killed in the...

Doing Our Bit, by Vincent Ball - Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts, Brantford, Ontario - Two Showtimes

November 4th, 2015 | Categories: Events
Crossing Generations and traveling through time, Expositor Reporter, Vincent Ball’s new script captures the adventure and tragedy of the First World War. 
 
Set against...

100 Years Ago Today - A Brant County Battalion Has Now Been Authorized

October 31st, 2015 | Categories: News
125th Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Force, Brantford, Ontario 1915
BX November 1, 1915 A Brant County Battalion Has Now Been Authorized – Will Start Recruiting Immediately – Authorization to Officer and Recruit a Battalion of Brant...

Doing Our Bit: Great War Artifact Digitization & Research - September 26 & 27

September 22nd, 2015 | Categories: Events
Alfred John Mott
Bring in your photographs, letters, medals and other artifacts to have them digitized! Digitization (photographing or scanning of images or items) of artifacts allows you to keep the artifact, while...

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