GWCA Presents: Dr. Mark Humphries - February, 24 @ 7.30 p.m.

February 11th, 2015 | Categories: Events
Great War Centenary Association - Brantford, Brant County Six Nations - First World War - Lecture Series
Dr. Mark Humphries is primarily focused on the First World War and its aftermath, exploring the medical and social effects of war on people’s lives and the development of the state. He has...

What the First World War Taught Us - February 10 @ 7. p.m.

February 2nd, 2015 | Categories: Events
Journalist and renowned commentator Gwynne Dyer will visit Wilfrid Laurier University’s Waterloo and Brantford campuses Feb. 9 and 10. Dyer’s lecture,“What the First World...

2015 GWCA 3rd Annual Lecture Series Calendar

January 21st, 2015 | Categories: Events
Great War Centenary Association - Brantford, Brant County, Six Nations - First World War - Lecture Series
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...

Christmas ad Inspired by real events from WWI

November 20th, 2014 | Categories: News
Sainsbury’s WWI Christmas Ad
A new TV ad from Sainsbury in the U.K. is attracting attention for it's sentiment and attention to detail. While some are criticizing the company for using this subject matter...

How the last Gallipoli gunboat was saved

November 6th, 2014 | Categories: News
An article in the The Daily Telegraph provides a revealing look at the restoration of a WWI ship that played a role in an event some would choose to forget. "She was a pretty dismal ship that...

Vimy Ridge Heaven to Hell

October 27th, 2014 | Categories: News
A new 90-minute documentary offers unprecedented access to the Vimy Ridge battlefield, including the intricate system of underground tunnels, part of which is now open for the first time since...

Military reburials for WW1 soldiers in northern France

September 21st, 2014 | Categories: News
A reburial service has been taking place in northern France for 15 British World War One soldiers, exactly one hundred years after they were killed in battle. Their remains lay undiscovered until...

Brantford Student learns about her First World War family connection

August 20th, 2014 | Categories: News
A student at Brantford Collegiate Institute is learning more about her family connection to the First World War. Click here to see the video