Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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Sod Turning of the Library

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  • 1962

Birdie Webb, Librarian, turning the sod. Left to Right: Mrs. Yomans (Board), Mrs. Blackwell (Board), Mrs. Kneeshaw Dalph (Board), Mr. Stevens (Board and High School Principal), Mr. Ted Delvin (Chair), Mr. Dean Blake (Treasurer), Mr. Brittain (Publ...

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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

  • CA BWGPL LHC-Her-WWII-OS8317
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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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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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Fennell, Hilliard

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Hilliard Fennell, son of James Fennell, served in the infantry during the First World War.

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McArthur, Harry

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  • 1910s

Harry McArthur during World War I.

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World War I Medals

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Two World War I medals. The medal on the left is a British War Medal, awarded to all who saw action from 1914-1918 in World War I and all who served in Russia from 1919-1920. The one on the right was made by Andrew Neilly, a jeweller in Bradford, ...

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