Monday, 14 October 2013

Canada in the First World War

Saturday, 26 October, 09:00 – 16:00 at Ben Franklin Place, Centrepointe Drive (former Nepean City Hall) in the Council Chambers is when and where you'll find an event to Honour your First World War ancestors!

In the morning archivist and historian Glenn Wright will explain how to search for information on your military ancestor in his or her service record. Then genealogist Ken McKinlay will provide a case study of an individual.

In the afternoon, historian and strategic analyst Andrew Godefroy will present the Ottawa Branch's Ryan Taylor Memorial Lecture on the contributions of Canada and Ottawa to the Great War.

Bring your Great War memorabilia for display or identification!  This full day event is offered as a  partnership between the Ottawa Public Library, the British Isles Family History Society and the Ottawa Branch of the Ontario Genealogy Society.

Registration is not required. No registration fee.

Mark your calendar now, don't miss it.

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