Early English recruitment posters focused on Canada's duty to help the mother country, England, in her time of need and on the possibility of glory, using these themes to encourage enlistment. This one (circa 1914-1918) lists some of the key places
already familiar in the war news: "Langemarcke, Festubert, St. Julien, Givenchy" as "New names in Canadian History." "More are coming," it entices the reader, "Will you be there? Enlist!"