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Veterans' Night Nets $310

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  • 1943-10-20

"Bingo, Auction Sale, and Dance Draw Good Crowd. Farmers and Growers Give Generously The local Canadian Corps Association's night of Bingo, an Auction Sale and Dance drew a good crowd to the Town Hall on Monday evening when about $310 was cleared....

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Firey Meteorite Seen By District Residents

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  • 1966-09-21

"The blazing meteorite which cut a fiery path over Eastern Canada and the United States on Saturday night, frightening or thrilling thousands of people, was seen by many residents of Bradford and district. Though your editors did not see it, from ...

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Coutts, Richard (Dick) obituary

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  • 1971-01-13

Event Date : Saturday, January 09, 1971 Event Type : Death Description : Died at Stevenson Memorial Hospital, Alliston. War veteran and one of the older residents of Cookstown.(Cookstown News)

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Watson, W. A. Craig M.D. obituary

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  • 1957-09-04

Event Date : Wednesday, August 28, 1957 Event Type : Death Municipality : Toronto, Ont. Description : Dr. Watson died at his home in Toronto on Wednesday of last week. Dr. Watson and Mrs. Watson had visited Bradford during the centennial reunion....

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Mulock, Col. William Pate obituary

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  • 1954-09-01

Event Date : Wednesday, August 25, 1954 Event Type : Death Description : Col. William Pate Mulock, grandson of Sir William Mulock and Postmaster-General for six years, and owner of the Newmarket Era and Express newspaper, died Wednesday at his ho...

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Dimock, Charles Albert obituary

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  • 1964-03-04

Event Date : Thursday, February 20, 1964 Event Type : Death Description : Mr. C. Albert Dimock, a well known and respected resident of Bradford for more than thirty years, passed away at York County Hospital, Newmarket, on February 20, 1964, foll...

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Wilson, Harold memoriam

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  • 1946-05-22

Event Date : Saturday, May 25, 1946 Event Type : In Memoriam Description : Memoriam from Mom, Dad, Sisters and Brothers for Pilot Officer Harold Kenneth Wilson, reported missing, presumed dead.

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Letter from the Front - Jack Donnelly

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  • 1942-04-29

"Editor of Witness, Bradford, Ontario. Dear Sir: Just a few lines to acknowledge receiving The Bradford Witness very regularly and must say I am very thankful to Hon. Earl Rowe and to you for being so good as to provide us boys with the paper, as ...

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Arthur G. McDonnell Reported Killed Overseas

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  • 1944-06-21

"Native of Gilford District Believed First Invasion Casualty To Be Reported Here Believed ti be an Invasion casualty, the sad news came to Bradford last Wednesday afternoon that Arthur George McDonnell, eldest son of Mr. George McDonnell, formerly...

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Lieut. Keith D. Faris Pays Supreme Sacrifice in Italy

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  • 1944-06-07

"Refused Promotion and Apparently Safer Task to Answer Call of Duty with Famous British 8th Army in Italy. The toll of war has sacrificed a life which embodied all that was fine and noble and has brought a great loss, not only to his family and fr...

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