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Monthly Meeting, British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa (BIFHSGO)
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November 18, 2017

10:00 am to 11:30 am; "Not So Quiet on the Western Front - The Grants of Formby in the Great War" by Tara Grant. Tara's grandfather, Alexander Henry Grant, and his three brothers, George, John Leslie and Douglas, all served with the British army during WWI. The brothers served in different regiments and battalions and fought at many of the major battles. Combining their service records with the Regimental war diaries and newspapers it was possible to follow their military careers through the four years of the Great War. Overcoming her fear of researching First World War records has added enormously to Tara’s understanding of the harrowing years her grandfather and his brothers experienced. Free admission and parking. Location: The Chamber, Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa. Further info: www.bifhsgo.ca Note: This monthly meeting will be held on November 18, NOT November 11, because Ben

More info: www.bifhsgo.ca

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