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Watch this video excerpt of the CBC series The Great War

Did your great grandfather fight in the great war?
Did your great grandmother heal wounds?

To mark the 100th anniversary of the Great War, we are sending out the call to Newfoundlanders from across Canada to share their ancestor’s stories from WW1 and to take part in an epic film re-creation of the battle at Beaumont-Hamel that transformed Newfoundland for all time.

ENLIST NOW TO TAKE PART IN A ONCE IN A LIFETIME EXPERIENCE
OR TO SHARE YOUR ANCESTORS STORIES

ENLIST AS a decendant

Find out about the experience and enlistment requirements

Find out if your ancestors took part in the Great War

The 2014 experience

The entrenchment and army camp experience is scheduled for August 2014.

The selection

The selection process is ongoing. Do not despair if you haven't heard from us yet.

The Great War

In 2005-2006, CBC and Galafilm recruited 150 descendants of Canadian soldiers and nurses who fought in the Great War.