Archive: First World War

Guelph Cenotaph Roll of Honour updates to be unveiled at dedication ceremony

GUELPH, ON, November 3, 2018: A dedication ceremony is set for Saturday, November 10 at 11 a.m. at Guelph’s cenotaph located on Woolwich Street at Eramosa Road to honour 43 men and women who served and died during the first and second World Wars, and whose names have just recently been added to the Guelph…

Terry Copp opens annual Military Lecture Series at Guelph Civic Museum

Guelph Museums and Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies have announced the first speakers for the 2018-2019 Military Lecture Series at Guelph Civic Museum. The series begins Thursday, September 27 when Terry Copp presents “Cities in Crisis: Montreal and Guelph in 1918. How citizens of Canadian cities responded to the challenges of the…

Guelph Roll of Honour updates

The names of 43 men and women who served and died during the first and second World Wars have been added to the Guelph Roll of Honour, decades after making the ultimate sacrifice. In 2014, the City of Guelph received inquiries from community members regarding names of military personnel they considered to be missing from…