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FYI: Upcoming Heritage Event: Great War Forum and Militaria Auction

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

Date: Saturday, November 17, 2012

Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Location: Caradoc Community Centre, 565 Lions Park Drive, Mount Brydges, Ontario (map)

The Sir Arthur Currie Memorial Project is sponsoring a Great War Forum and Militaria Show. Forum speakers include, Dr Jonathan Vance of Western University, Arnie Kay lately of Library and Archives Canada, Al Lloyd 21st Battalion historian and Timothy Dubé Chairman of the Canadian Aviation Historical Society. Vance, Kay and Lloyd are well versed in using on-line resources to research WW1 soldiers. Folks wanting how to information on finding out about their military history will gain greatly by attending.

Cost is $8.00 at the Caradoc Community Centre in Mount Brydges.

Along with the Forum, a militaria show and sale is available next door with a great number of displays by WW1 organizations and students. Find out about Middlesex’s Finest the 135th, St Thomas’s 91st Battalion and Oxford County’s 168th Btn along with other historical groups.

Militaria, books, medals, badges, etc will be on sale by various vendors.

On the evening prior to the Forum, November 16, Corring Auctions will be holding a militaria auction. Material from all conflicts will be on offer. If you’re trying to replace grandpa’s lost WW1 medals, this is probably a good spot to be.

More details are available on the event website: http://currieproject.ca/the2nd