Victoria Public School, Brantford, Ontario - First World War Roll of Honour

August 18th, 2015 | Categories: News
Victoria Public School, Brantford, Ontario - First World War Roll of Honour
With the recent announcement that plans are underway to chronicle the 118-year history of the former Victoria School, we would like to draw your attention to the former students who served during the...

"Doing Our Bit" Auditions

August 5th, 2015 | Categories: Events
"Doing Our Bit"
The Brant Theatre Workshops will be holding auditions for an upcoming WWI, production written by Brantford Expositor Reporter Vincent Ball and premiering on Nov 10 at the Sanderson Centre. A wide...

First Anniversary of the Great War - Who Will You Remember?

August 4th, 2015 | Categories: News
Brantford, Ontario First World War Killed
Remembering those listed on the Brant County War Memorial who fell in the first year of the Great War, August 1914-August 1915. Click on the following names to find...

"After a Year of War – The Situation as I see it.”

August 4th, 2015 | Categories: News
On August 4, 1915, Canada commemorated the first anniversary of Great Britain’s declaration of war on Germany.  On that date 12 months had passed, and in that time the City of Brantford,...

Protecting Brantford's Military Heritage - South African War Memorial

July 30th, 2015 | Categories: News
South African War Memorial History, Brantford, Ontario
Over the past month, a conservation company undertook a project to maintain three of the City of Brantford’s monuments, one of which was the South African War Memorial on Jubilee Terrace....

Repatriation of Private David Andrew Lickers Victory Medal

July 25th, 2015 | Categories: Events
Monday, July 27, 2015 at 2 pm - Woodland Cultural Centre, Brantford, Ontario
The Great War Centenary Association – Brantford, Brant County and Six Nations, encourages the public to attend this very special event at the Woodland Cultural Centre; a homecoming of ...

The Brantford Women Munitions Workers Send Missiles to Kaiser – Forged and Groomed by Local Members of What Was Once the Weaker Sex, but Now Holds its Own with the Men – Special Care Taken of Their Health During Their Employed Hours

July 23rd, 2015 | Categories: News
The Great War had a profound effect on the role of women, whether at the front, in factories back home or in charitable organizations. As more men were called to the front, increasing numbers of...

Protecting Brantford's Military Heritage - Sergeant William Merrifield VC Armoury

July 14th, 2015 | Categories: News
Brantford Armoury
Prior to the First World War, Brantford was home to 3 militia units comprising of over 500 men.  With a lack of space in the current armoury to accommodate the 38th Dufferin Rifles the 25th...

What Brantford and Other Places Are Doing For the Defenders of The Empire – In Many Cities Insurance Policies Were Placed at Public Expense on the Lives of Soldiers Going to the Front

June 11th, 2015 | Categories: News
Brant Patriotic and War Relief Fund Poster
BX June 5, 1915 What Brantford and Other Places Are Doing For the Defenders of The Empire – In Many Cities Insurance Policies Were Placed at Public Expense on the Lives of...

Brantford Has Done Her Part in Bearing the Empire’s Burdens

May 16th, 2015 | Categories: News
Empire Day 1915
BX May 25, 1915 Empire Day at Grandview Empire Day was fittingly observed in Grandview school last Friday.  The morning being devoted by the teachers of the higher classes to...

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