Remembrance Day Special - Online Lecture - This event has already occurred
Bob Ion was born in Brantford and spent his working career of 35 years with the Hamilton Spectator. He retired as Manager of Prepress in 2006 and has remained active in various community organizations such as:
- The Brantford and Area Sports Hall of Recognition,
- The United Way and Rotary Brantford Charity Airshows
- The Probus Club of Brantford
- Brantford Minor Hockey and Baseball
But his passion is military history. He is a historian, a collector and researcher of his field of expertise; The Great War – 1914-1918 and especially the involvement of our community of Brantford, Brant County and Six Nations. He is the Chairperson of the Canadian Military Heritage Museum in Brantford. As the director of Archives and Displays for the museum he is currently overseeing a significant conservation and digitization project to protect the museum’s artifacts for the future.
His presentation will focus on the history of the museum, from where it started to where it is now with stories of some unique artifacts found at the museum and specific themes and commemorations this year, with emphasis on the Liberation of The Netherlands in 1945.
Click “Register Online” to register now! After registering, you will receive updates and information on how to attend closer to the date of the event. Registration begins Friday, August 20.