100th anniversary of start of First World War

For the next 16 weeks leading to Remembrance Day, TC Media weekly newspapers in western Nova Scotia will be highlighting stories connected to the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War. July 28, was the day the war officially began. Canada would be called into the conflict on Aug. 4 when Britain joined the war. The war would last more than four brutal years. More than 60,000 Canadians would die.

Read the First World War diaries of Weymouth's Stanley Hallett.

 
100th anniversary of start of First World War
The TC Media weekly newspapers in western Nova Scotia are remembering the start of the First World War with a series of articles and features leading up to Remembrance Day.
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Ginny Hurlburt
- August 26, 2016
- 19 h 00

I had the privilege of remembering my great grandfather on Nov. 11, 2014.Gramper Sam wanted me not to forget him. So by taking part in the service in Annapolis legion I did just that. Service to country is so important but the man who was part of my life is what wholes him near.

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