Thursday, 7 November 2013

BIFHSGO November meeting

This month's BIFHSGO meeting next Saturday, November 9,  is a special event in honour of Remembrance Day. Seven 15-minute Military Great Moments in Genealogy are scheduled:

9:00 to 9:15 am
Over the Top: Researching our First War Ancestors … in Fifteen Minutes By Glenn Wright

9:15 to 9:30 am
Finding a Family Member on the Western Front By Jane Down

9:30 to 10:00 am
Break —  Discovery Tables — Military Memorabilia With Helen Garson

10:00 to 10:15 am
BIFHSGO Monthly Business Meeting With Glenn Wright

10:15 to 10:30 am
Sam Cromie: Canadian Private to British Officer By Wendy Croome

10:30 to 10:45 am
A Family in Service By Mark Lloyd

10:45 to 11:00 am
Slipping Backward: A Canadian Prisoner of War, 1915-18 By Brian Watson

11:00 to 11:15 am
William Sterling Lamb (1894-1918): A Promising Life Cut Short By Anne Sterling

11:15 to 11:30 am
What Did He Do for Armistice? By Brian Glenn

Interviews with speakers Glenn Wright and Anne Sterling are here.

The meeting will take place at Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario. Free parking is available in the lots east of the Library and Archives Canada building only on Saturdays. Do not use the lot west of the building.

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