On November 11, we pause with two minutes of silence to honour and remember the many men and women who have sacrificed their lives for their country. Burnaby has a proud history of citizens who have served overseas for more than 100 years, including the First and Second World Wars and contemporary times.
Many personal stories and records are held and preserved in the collections of the Burnaby Village Museum and the City of Burnaby Archives. A selection of these records and items are indexed and accessible on Heritage Burnaby. In the spirit of the occasion, we have provided some links below for you to learn more.
World War I
Our World War One online collection includes photographs, artifacts, books and book chapters:
World War II
Our World War Two online collection includes photographs, artifacts, books and oral histories:
Burnaby also has a series of heritage landmarks that you can visit, or read more about online: