16 October 2013

Honour your First World War ancestors! Saturday October 26th

Saturday, October 26, 9:00 to 16:00
A full day genealogical event including the
Ryan Taylor Memorial Lecture
Ben Franklin Place, Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa
Council Chambers

Honour your First World War ancestors!  In the morning, archivist and historian Glenn Wright will explain how to search for information on your military ancestor in his or her service record, and genealogist Ken McKinlay will provide a case study of an individual.  

In the afternoon, historian and strategic analyst Andrew Godfrey will present the Ottawa Branch's Ryan Taylor Memorial Lecture on the contributions of Canada and Ottawa to the Great War.   

Bring your Great War memorabilia for display or identification!  This full day event is offered in partnership with the Ottawa Public Library, the British Isles Family History Society and the Ottawa Branch of the Ontario Genealogy Society. 

Registration is not required. No registration fee.

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