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The Polish connection

The rich history of Ontario’s Niagara-on-the-Lake includes a brief spell as a training ground for a Polish army-in-exile.

The Second Battle of Ypres and the Creation of a YMCA Hero

YMCA Honourary Captain Oscar Irwin was killed when he joined the battalion as it set out to retake St. Julien from the Germans on April 23, 1915.

The Curious Tale of Two Roy Browns

A case of mistaken identity dogged them throughout their flying careers—which one shot down the “Red Baron”?

Victory in the Kitchen

How homemakers in the twin cities of Fort William and Port Arthur coped with Canada-wide food control regulations imposed in 1917.

Exploring the Clash of Official and Vernacular Memory

The Great War in Brantford, Brant Country, and Six Nations.

Attridge Brothers

Wilbert Lloyd Attridge lied about his age so he could fly with the Royal Flying Corp.

Herbert Gardiner

Despite many plane crashes, Herbert Gardiner survived the Great War.

John William Grant

John’s plane was once sabotaged while he was transporting a Russian high-ranking officer to another location.

Lyell Campbell Spence

On March 7th, 1918 he was awarded the Military Cross for "gallantry and devotion to duty as a forward observation officer (FOO) during an attack."

Lorne Lamont Saunders

He died on October 4, 1918 during the Battle of the Somme. He was 19 years old.

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