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LINK FOR MORE TASTY TRENCH TREATSzWW1 Comfort FoodWW1 Comfort Food Recipes for Canadian War Cake, Butter Tarts and 'Maccaroni' CheeseTrench CookingWW1 Comfort FoodWe are the Central Ontario Branch of the Western Front Association. The purpose of the Western Front Association is to perpetuate the memory, courage and comradeship of those, of both sides, who served their country in France and Flanders (Belgium) during the Great War. The WFA has about 6,000 members worldwide with branches in the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, and the United States. Memberships are great gifts any time - see "Join Us" item on the left.
Our meeting Sunday 7 Sep featured author Martin Middlebrook. His work was described here by the Ottawa Citizen.
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The Barrie Legion Br. 147 is holding a Commemoration of the Great War on starting at . Events include a Militaria Display (at ), A wreath laying ceremony at and our educational, speakers' sessions beginning at with Dan Black, editor of the Canadian Legion magazine and co-author of "Old Enough To Fight" as one of our guest speakers. Major John Fisher of the Grey & Simcoe Foresters and Jennifer Brunelle from the Simcoe County Museum will speak on Simcoe County's contribution for the war effort. We will also have an evening banquet to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Great War and to commemorate the 85th Year for Branch 147. Details can be found at our website:
Admission is free for the day events. The evening banquet is $15 per person with tickets on sale at the Barrie Legion.
New Recipe for Victory – Great War Food Symposium at Fort York
250 Fort York Blvd, Toronto
Sunday, September 28, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Early Bird Fee (until September 12): $65
Regular Fee: $75 (prices include HST)
To register, call 416-392-6907 ext. 221
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We meet in Newcastle Ontario - when we can nail down people and timings - join today to keep up to date!
Newcastle Village Community Hall (click for map) is at 20 King Avenue West in Newcastle, Ontario, Canada on the north-west corner of Mill and King Street (Hwy 2). From Toronto, take highway 401 East to Mill Street (exit 440) in Newcastle. The Mill Street exit is just two minutes east of Hwy 35. On Mill Street, drive north about 2 kilometres to King Street (Hwy 2). The meetings are in the Council Chambers, upstairs. Meet and greet 0930 to 1030.
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54th Bn was raised in BC but reinforced by the Central Ontario Depot
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