Tag Archives: Canada

Inspirational stories for International Women’s Day

To mark International Women’s Day on 8 March, each day on Lives of the First World War Facebook and Twitter we are highlighting amazing female stories. Here is the poignant story of Canadian nurse, Minnie Follette. Minnie Asenath Follette From the records … Continue reading

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Once lost, now found – four soldiers of the Canadian Expeditionary Force

Last weekend, the Department of National Defence in Canada released the names of four First World War soldiers whose remains were discovered in 2006 by a French teenager, while digging in his back garden. Our very own Charlotte Czyzyk explains … Continue reading

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