On the weekend I received my copy of Musselburgh Roll of Honour, a recently published book commemorating the nearly 600 men and women from Musselburgh who died during the Great War. […]
This is my twenty-first Who Goes There? blog post and it’s the one I’d like to solve more than any other. The granddaughter of this unknown soldier contacted me last week in […]
I recently discovered a photograph album containing a small selection of photos taken in and around Victoria, BC during the First World War. The album contains no clues as to the identity […]
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 […]