This is the third in a series of articles highlighting the experiences of Private John Denholm of the 16th Battalion (Canadian Scottish) during the First World War. Articles will be published on the 100th anniversary of […]
This list was published in the British Colonist 100 years ago today. Can you find your relative?
On August 22, 1914 Canada enacted the War Measures Act and tens of thousands of immigrants became “enemy aliens” in the eyes of their newly adopted homeland. Although these “enemy aliens” were […]
Those of us researching airmen of the First World War gained access to a new online resource when the Royal Air Force Museum launched the RAF Museum STORYVAULT archive earlier this month. The archive provides free access […]
Researching and commemorating First World War soldiers is what Doing Our Bit is all about and so yesterday I snapped up a copy of Tracing Your WW1 Military Ancestors from the publishers […]
When this group of volunteers, the majority of whom are wearing civilian clothes, were photographed is unknown. The image is not sharp enough to reveal the cap badge on the officer standing […]
On Sunday afternoon I spent several very enjoyable hours under hot sunny skies at Victoria, Mobilize! This two-day event was organized by VEMRA (Victoria-Esquimalt Military Reenactors Association) in partnership with Parks […]