Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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Archer, Matthew

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Her-WWI-OS8791
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  • 1915-1916

Matthew Archer, the son of Thomas and Jennie May Archer. He served in the First World War and died in France.

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Belfry, George

  • CA BWGPL LHC-HER-WWI-2016-09-09-05
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George Wellington Belfry was born on January 22nd, 1894 in Bradford to William and Julia (Cole) Belfry. George grew up farming prior to his enlistment on February 8th, 1916 at the age of 22. He was drafted into the 76th Battalion though he immedia...

Bond Head Cenotaph Plaque - WWII

  • CA BWGPL LHC-HER-WWII-2016-06-27-02
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  • 2016-06-10

Bond Head Memorial Plaque for Soldiers who lost their lives in World War II from the Bond Head area. Plaque reads: "In Memoriam Harold Wilson Laurie Melbourne Ross Rutherford Walter Aelick Walter Andrews Earl Slack Robson Jewitt Who lost their liv...

Peter Wilson

Bond Head Cenotaph plaque - WWI

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Her-WWI-2016-06-27-01
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  • 2016-06-10

Photograph of the Bond Head Cenotaph plaque - memorial to the soldiers who lost their lives in the Great War from Bond Head. Plaque reads: "In Memoriam Sgt. James Edward Cassells. Robert Everett Carter. Leonard Averill. William J.M. Wood. Who fell...

Peter Wilson

Collis, John Albert

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Her-WWII-2016-06-27-04
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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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Dale, John William

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Her-WWI-2016-06-27-03
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  • 2016

Photograph of World War I soldier J. William Dale, who lost his life in St. Eloi on May 10th, 1916.

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Dimock, Hedley Gilbert

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Her-WWII-2016-07-18-01
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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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Dimock, Hedley Gilbert from Madras War Cemetery Memorial book

  • CA BWGPL LHC-HER-WWII-2016-07-18-02
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  • 2016

Memorial page for Hedley G. Dimock from the Madras War Cemetery in India where he is buried. It reads: "Joined the R.C.A.F as an Avi Engine Mechanic, rising through the ranks to a Pilot Officer. He was born in Eston, Sask. on the 22nd April, 1922;...

Madras War Cemetery

Douse, John Harrison

  • CA BWGPL LHC-HER-WWI-PH6444
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  • 1914-1918

John Harrison Douse, born Nov. 17, 1887. Killed in action at Amiens with 3rd Battalion, August 8, 1918.

Flt.-Sgt. Harold Wilson Reported Missing After Air Bombing Operations

  • CA BWGPL LHC-HER-WWII-2016-11-07-13
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  • 1944-06-07

"Mr. and Mrs. Daniel wilson, of Bond head, have been notified by Ottawa that their second son, Flt.-Sgt. Harold (Chub) Wilson, is missing after air operations over enemy territory. The entire crew of his craft failed to return and as yet there is ...

Bradford Witness

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