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
Video excerpt of the 2007 CBC series The Great War about the Beaumont-Hamel battle. See descendants in action.
The 2015 experience
The entrenchment and army camp experience is now scheduled for June 2015.
It's still time to enlist if you have an ancestor who fought at Beaumont-Hamel.
The Great War
In 2005-2006, CBC and Galafilm recruited 150 descendants of Canadian soldiers and nurses who fought in the Great War.