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Collis, John Albert

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  • 2016

Photograph of John A. Collis, soldier from World War II. John was born on October 14th, 1915 in Lowville, Ontario to parents George and Florence May Collis. He later married Dorothy Ruby in Bradford, Ontario and had a daughter, Joan Yvonne Collis,...

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Military Training Camp

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A military training camp in Newmarket during the Second World War where recruits gathered for the first stage of their training before heading overseas.

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Harvey, Henry

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  • 1940s

Henry Harvey in uniform during World War II.

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Stoddart, Baldwin H.W.

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Baldwin H.W. Stoddart was a Sergeant of the 48th Highlanders of Canada during World War II.

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Turton, Jesse

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  • 1940s

Jesse Turton, son of Roy and Hannah Turton (nee Harvey), who served in World War II.

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Dimock, Hedley Gilbert

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  • 1940

Photograph of Flight Sergeant Hedley G. Dimock of the RCAF, who died June 26, 1944 in a take-off accident in India.

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Geddes, Jack

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  • 2016

Photograph of Jack Geddes, soldier in World War II who lost his life in battle. Jack was the son of George and Julia Ethel (Robinson) Geddes, born on May 13th, 1917 in Bradford, Ontario. . Jack worked as a Sub-Foreman for a Barrie construction com...

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Adams' children

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  • 1916-01

These are the children of Charles and Emily (Johnson) Adams, farmers of Bradford. David and John in the back row, and their sisters Bertha, Lilly (Perry) and Emily (Else). Jessie Lawrence is not pictured as she lived in Saskatchewan. David and Joh...

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Attestation Paper - Elwood Belfry

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  • 1916

Attestation paper, page 1, for Elwood James Belfry for World War One.

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Smith, Henry Harvey

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  • 1910s

Regimental Number 195695 From the Canadian Virtual War Memorial: “Henry first joined the Army as part of the 80th Battalion, on August 10, 1915. He was discharged at Camp Barriefield, on September 25, 1915 as "medically unfit." In January, 1916, ...

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