There will be a book launch for Jim McCallum's new Elgin OGS publication "Age Shall Not Weary Them - The Men of East Elgin Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice in the First Great War" on Saturday October 18, 2008 at the Military Museum in St. Thomas, Ontario.
This 300-page book details the lives of about 150 men from the Townships of Malahide, Bayham, South Dorchester, and the Town of Aylmer who died while serving their country during World War 1.
Full of genealogical, biographical and military history, this book also contains hundreds newspaper articles on these men and their families, and many letters from overseas that were printed in the local paper. Photographs of these heroes are included where available.
The book will be launched on Saturday, October 18, 2008 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Elgin Military Museum, 30 Talbot Street, St. Thomas, Ontario.
To see an index of the Elgin County veterans mentioned in the book check out the Elgin OGS web site at: