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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.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

Wood, Myra

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  • 1916

Myra Wood was a nursing sister during the First World War.

Douse, Gordon

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  • 1914

Gordon Douse, born May 22, 1892. Killed in action at Cambrai with 42nd Battalion, September 29, 1918. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J.G. Douse, Lefroy.

Town honors veterans

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  • 1994

"While dignitaries gather at the war memorials in Normandy on Monday, June 6th a short but emotion-filled ceremony was held at the Cenotaph in Bradford. Between 50 and 60 veterans, their families, and members of the Royal Canadian Legion gathered ...

Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

Letter from the Front - Laurie Melbourne

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  • 1944-06-14

"News From home Appreciated Most By Boys May 25, 1944 Dear Mr. McKenzie: My first copies of The Bradford Witness arrived a few days ago and I can assure you it was indeed a pleasure to read news of the old town. My mail has been coming through exc...

Laurie Melbourne

Waste Paper and Rag salvage

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  • 1944-06-07

"Another waster Paper and Rag Salvage will take place in Bradford Friday, June 16. The local Veterans again will make a complete tour of the village, both the business section and the residential section, in an effort to secure every scrap of wast...

Bradford Witness

Ross, Marcus

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Marcus Ross, son of Leonard and Violet Ross, in uniform during the Second World War.

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...

Bradford Witness

"The noise of the aircraft, the guns..." & "Street names"

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  • 1994-06-08

Contains biographies on Trooper Keith Noble & Trooper Art Turner, photograph of Bradford Legion veterans at D-Day 50th anniversary, and a photograph and account of Harold Metcalf of Cookstown in World War II

Bradford Witness

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