Osborne, Col. Henry C.
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An account of the accomplishments of the British Empire in commemoration of the glorious deeds of our people and of those who passed out of sight of men by the way of duty and self-sacrifice. Appreciating the magnitude of the Great War in relation to other conflicts of a similar nature. A review of past events, going back 2400 years to the time of Alexander the Great. Some figures of death from the Great War. War memorials. The commemoration of those who died during the Great War entrusted to a body known as The Imperial War Graves Commission, formed in 1917 following the deliberations of the Imperial War Conference. A description of this organization, including funding and administration. Work of the Commission. War cemeteries established, with a vivid description offered by the speaker. What is being done to maintain these cemeteries. Details of other memorials. Work undertaken by Canada. Special monuments erected. The great monument on Vimy Ridge designed by Walter S. Allward. Memorials as the visible signs of one of the greatest phenomena in history.