WW100: ANSWERING THE CALL

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In partnership with Memorial University's WW100 Living Memorial Commemoration Program, Conservation Corps Newfoundland and Labrador created a video storytelling project.

“Answering the Call – 100 Years Later” discovered community stories and highlighted aspects of Newfoundland and Labrador’s role in the First World War, with a focus on raising awareness for youth and future generations on the sacrifices Newfoundlanders and Labradorians made in the Great War.

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Robert McDonald, St. Alban's

This is the first instalment in CCNL's commemorative WWI video series, "Answering the Call: 100 Years Later." This video features Julie Young of St. Alban's, who shares a story about a veteran from her hometown, Robert McDonald.

George Crant, Gaultois

This is the second instalment in CCNL's commemorative WWI video series, "Answering the Call: 100 Years Later." This video features Matthew Drover of Gaultois, who shares a story about a veteran from his hometown, George Crant.

Albert Coles, Savage Cove

This is the third instalment in our commemorative WWI video series, "Answering the Call: 100 Years Later." This video features Alex Hayward sharing a story about her great-great-uncle, Albert Coles, who was from Savage Cove and fought in the Battle of the Somme.

Allan Tetford, Lewisporte

This is the fourth instalment in CCNL's commemorative WWI video series, "Answering the Call: 100 Years Later." This video features Cara Thoms of Lewisporte sharing a story about Allan Tetford, a veteran from her hometown who lived his life with a bullet in his lungs.

William Burke, Conne River

This is the fifth instalment in CCNL's commemorative WWI video series, "Answering the Call: 100 Years Later." This video features Jackson and Kira Drew of Conne River, sharing a story about their great-grandfather, William Burke.

Cyril Sceviour, Lewisporte

This is the sixth instalment in CCNL's commemorative WWI video series, "Answering the Call: 100 Years Later." This video features the mayor of Lewisporte, Brain Sceviour, sharing a story about his grandfather Cyril Sceviour, who survived a very close call in WWI.

John Charles Piercey, Sunnyside

This is the seventh instalment in CCNL's commemorative WWI video series, "Answering the Call: 100 Years Later." This video features Master Corporal Roger Snook and his daughter, ECHO student Kaitlyn Snook, sharing a story about John Charles Piercey, a soldier whose memory lives on thanks to Master Corporal Snook.

Joseph John Bursey, Hillview

This is the eighth instalment in CCNL's commemorative WWI video series, "Answering the Call: 100 Years Later." This video features Green Team Leader Cody Avery sharing a story about his great-great grandfather, Joseph John Bursey, who served in the Navy and endured an attack from a German U-Boat while in the Mediterranean Sea.

We will remember them.