Category Archives: World War One

CFB Borden Legacy Project


Figure 1: Camp Borden c. 1916. Photo Courtesy of Huronia’s Past and Present 2016 is the 100th anniversary of Canadian Forces Base Borden in Angus Ontario. In commemoration of this anniversary Base Borden has built the CFB Centennial Memorial Wall … Continue reading

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Waverley Cenotaph


  The Waverley Cenotaph is a memorial built in 1920 for the Townships of Medonte, Tay, Tiny, and Flos; it was erected in commemoration of the men and women of these townships who died in war, and located next to … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day in Tay Township


  Port McNicoll Remembrance Day Parade Date: Nov 08, 2014 – Nov 08, 2014 Location: 369 Second St, Port Mcnicoll, ON L0K1R0 Saturday, November 8th – Fall in at Legion at 10:00; march off at 10:30 a.m. to march to … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget


In towns across Huronia November 11 is a poignant day of remembrance. In Waubaushene a small group, ages 8 – 80, gathered in Veterans Memorial Park to honour those townspeople who gave their lives in the two world wars. World … Continue reading

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advertisements 1916 and 1919 The New Era – Victoria Harbour newspaper

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Community newspapers give a fascinating look into the daily life of the people who once lived in our communities. Ads for trucks, tobacco, lye, wax to seal mason jars, seeds, clothing, and pain relievers.  Ads from companies seeking furs and … Continue reading

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A Nurse Returns Home after Serving in the First World War


NURSE CAMPBELL RETURNS HOME AFTER SERVICE IN FRANCE – APRIL 3 1919 VICTORIA HARBOUR NEWSPAPER THE NEW ERA From the April 3, 1919 issue of The New Era, newspaper published in Victoria Harbour, Ontario Recently donated to the Huronia Museum. … Continue reading

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Photographs of Remembrance Day service at Victoria Harbour, Ontario, Canada


On November 10, 2012, nearly 300 people attended an outdoor wreath laying service in Victoria Harbour, Ontario, Canada.  Members of the Canadian Forces and the Knights of Columbus were among those attending.  Tay Township Mayor Scott Warnock was among the … Continue reading

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