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2014 marked the 100th anniversary of the commencement of the Great War of 1914-1918. By the time hostilities ended in late 1918, over 625,000 Canadians had answered the call to arms. This was an incredible response from a Country that was drawing young people from a total population of 7.5 million. In 1914, the population ..
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From Grant Smith: “May 4th was the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Holland. Growing up in Delhi, I went to school and Boy Scouts with Johnny Lesage. John’s father was killed on April 20,1945 serving with the Lincoln and Welland Regiment in the battle to liberate Holland. My wife and I were in Holland ..
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Make sure to check-out the latest copy of the Norfolk News (www.norfolknews.ca) to see the Great War Memoriam. The newspaper has been publishing Norfolk’s soldiers who were killed “this week in history”. The Norfolk Remembers Committee would like to thank the Norfolk News for volunteering to publish this meaningful tribute!