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
The 2014 experience
The entrenchment and army camp experience is scheduled for August 2014.
The selection process will start in February 2014.
The Great War
In 2005-2006, CBC and Galafilm recruited 150 descendants of Canadian soldiers and nurses who fought in the Great War.