Guelph Military Lecture Series, Nov. 15, 7:00pm at the Guelph Civic Museum
Roger Sarty, Wilfrid Laurier University
“The Canadian Garrison Artillery Goes to War, 1914-1918.”
Sarty will speak on how the Militia’s garrison artillery regiments guarded the coasts of Canada and raised the powerful siege artillery arm of the Canadian Corps on the Western Front.
Roger Sarty is among Canada’s leading historians, specializing in the history of Canada’s Navy and coastal defence. He became the professor of naval, military, and Canadian history at Wilfrid Laurier University after twenty-three years as a historical researcher and manager for the Canadian government. As deputy director at the Canadian War Museum, he led exhibition development for the new museum building that opened in 2005.