Canadian war letters and images project

2020-04-05 10:41

The Canadian Great War Project is intended to promote interest in Canada's participation in World War 1, commonly referred to as the Great War, to research the Canadians who participated in the Great War or other nationalities who served in the CEF. The content is primarily database driven to facilitate searches for information.The Canadian Letters and Images Project George L. Adkins letters. The collection consists of four letters. Two of the letters are from George to his future wife written in 1915, and one to his mother written in 1916. In addition there is a letter written to canadian war letters and images project

George Walter Adams was born in England in 1896. He emigrated to Canada where he lived with his widowed mother in Toronto. He enlisted in Toronto in October, 1916, and served overseas with the 7th Battalion, Canadian Railway Troops. The collection consists of thirteen letters and his diary entries during the war.

The Canadian Letters and Images Project is a fantastic resource where the Canadian war experience, from any war, is told through the letters and images of Canadians themselves. They have over one hundred collections of letters from World War 1 which have all been transcribed. The site is very well laid out and easy to use. Reads a June 11th 1916 Letter by Newman, Peter from World War One collections. Sheila McCarthy Reads a September 6th 1918 Letter by Dennis, Wellington Murray and Margaret Munro from World War One collections. View full Letter. Guest Reader Directory Tweets by @cdnletters. Dr. Stephen Davies Project Director Department of Historycanadian war letters and images project The Canadian Letters and Images Project is an online archive of the collective war experience of Canada, from any war, as told through contemporary letters and images. The project was started in August 2000 by the Department of History at Vancouver Island University. In November 2003 the History Department at the University of Western Ontario joined the project.