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  • Adrienne Horne
    The next AFHS meeting is on April 5 at the First Christian Reformed Church (FCRC); 3818 14a St SW. Basics Session: 6:30pm Topic: Online Archives in Canada
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      The next AFHS meeting is on April 5 at the First Christian Reformed Church (FCRC); 3818 14a St SW. 

      Basics Session: 6:30pm
      Topic: Online Archives in Canada
      Ronna Byam
      Ronna will review various online archival sources throughout Canada that are of use to genealogists in search of answers.
       
      Ronna has been involved in family history research for over 30 years. Besides working in the LDS Family History Center on and off over the years, she has presented numerous classes and seminars on various topics. Her crowning achievement was the publication of a 670 page book on her Byam family in Canada, covering 200 years and 8 generations. She is now doing genealogy research professionally "for money, not just love". The current presentation is a repeat of one of her classes given at the 2003 Family Roots Seminar.
       
      Main Meeting: 7:15pm
      Topic:  Canadian Military Records
      Calgary Military History Society Members
      Jack Dunn & Bob McPherson
       
      A small panel of members from the Calgary Military History Society will discuss how to interpret Canadian military records.  Please bring in any military documents or memorabilia you would like clarified as the panel would love to answer your questions, identify metals, badges and even military photos.  Their expertise covers the RCMP, WW I, WW II, Korea, etc. right up to UN peacekeeping.
       
      Jack Dunn majored in History from the University of Calgary and has expertise in the RCMP.  Bob McPherson was in the Canadian Forces for 27 years and spent time in Europe as a UN Peacekeeper.  His is also a member of the Canadian Association of Veteran Peacekeepers.  Bob has a wealth of military history knowledge on a wide variety of topics.  Other members of the Calgary Military History Society may also be in attendance to answer questions.
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