17 September 2020

Researching your Military Ancestor on Ancestry and Beyond

This Sunday, 20 September, starting at 1 pm a small group will gather in the Sacred Space at Ottawa's Beechwood National Historic Site and the National Cemetery of Canada for live presentations. 

With physical distancing the event at Beechwood is full — you can attend virtually via https://www.beechwoodottawa.ca/en/foundation/events/researching-your-military-ancestor-full

You will learn how to access service files and consult various digitized resources such as war diaries and burial records to determine the context of an individual's service.

Here's the agenda, timing is subject to change:

1:00 pm: Ancestry and Online Trees, presented by Lesley Anderson.
1:30 pm: Pre -Confederation Records, presented by Lesley Anderson.

2:00 pm Break

2:10 pm: World War 1, presented by Glenn Wright

2: 55 pm Questions & Break = 15 minutes

3:10: World War 2, presented by Glenn Wright

3: 55: Questions

The event is sponsored by Ancestry.ca and Beechwood Cemetery.


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