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"The Contribution of the University of Toronto in the Great War"
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.
NEW !!!! Re-birth of the 1928 movie Carry on Sergeant - Blue Ray DVD being worked on
A lookback at famous artist and illustrator Edward Shenton,
who went to France as a soldier in the 28th Infantry Division in 1918.
Well worth it. Your web team got a copy!
French Student finds Canadian Soldiers from the 78th Bn in his backyard
From CBC Doc Zone Thursday, November 6, 2014 CLICK link below
You can be part of the John McCrae Statue Project honouring the author of the famous WW1 poem
``In Flanders Fields``
More info below
A Book by Canadian Author John Nadler
Commemorating 3 VC Winners was published in September
We also feature three other VC winners
Our meeting Sunday 7 Sep featured author Martin Middlebrook. His work was described here by the Ottawa Citizen.
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Send us a link - what`s happening in your community to remember the Great War for Civilisation ?
WW1 Events and stories
Intercepts - (stuff readers send in)
54th Bn was raised in BC but reinforced by the Central Ontario DepotWW1 Canadians in Syria, Iraq and Iran - Far From the Western Front