Great War 100 Reads

Commemorating the centenary of the First World War in books


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Monday Monuments and Memorials – Memorial Park, Belleville, ON

An array of monuments present themselves in Belleville’s Memorial Park, at 130 Station St. (The triangular park is also bounded by Reid St and Cannifton Rd.) Together they honour the soldiers from Belleville and Thurlow in WW1, WW2, the Korean War, the Merchant Navy, Peacekeeping, the Canadian Forces and Afghanistan. Continue reading

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Monday Monuments and Memorials – Merchant Navy Memorial, Halifax, NS

This Saturday, September 3, is Merchant Navy Veterans Day in Canada.

The Merchant Navy Memorial was dedicated on November 11, 1993 at Sackville Landing in Halifax, “in memory of 2200 known Canadian merchant seamen and 91 Canadian vessels lost by enemy action and those who served in the cause of freedom.” Continue reading