LCMSDS Presents

Laurier Military Speaker Series, Fall 2017


Dr. Geoffrey Hayes from the University of Waterloo

Wednesday, 8 November 2017, 7 pm

“Reinventing Canada’s Junior Officer Corps: From Passchendaele to Normandy”


Geoffrey Hayes’ talk will explore the changing face of Canadian military leadership between the two world wars. What changed? What remained the same? Did the First World War bring an end to heroic leadership?


Geoffrey Hayes is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University (BA/MA) and is currently an associate professor of History at the University of Waterloo. He is the author the Lincs: A History of the Lincoln and Welland RegimentWaterloo County: An Illustrated History, as well as the co-editor of Vimy Ridge: A Canadian Reassessment and Canada and the Second World War: Essays in Honour of Terry Copp.


Our events are hosted at 232 King St. N, Waterloo, ON. Admission is free.