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8th Canadian Field Ambulance Officers and NCOs

  • CA BWGPL OS9855
  • Item
  • November 1918

This image documents the 8th Canadian Field Ambulance at the time of the signing of the armistice ending WWI on November 11, 1918 and can be found in a war photograph album belonging to Lieutenant Colonel Ernest Raymond Selby. The photographs in the album are both original photographs taken by Dr. Selby and copies of official Canadian military photographs. Selby was born in and grew up in the Bradford West Gwillimbury area before moving to Calgary, Alberta. Many of the men pictured were awarded medals in recognition of honour and/or bravery.

Top Row: Sgt. Maguire, Sgt. F. E. Dutton, Cpl. Brewster, Sgt. Munis, Sgt. Davidson, R.S.M. Coward, R.S.M. G. Taylor, Staff-Sgt. Graydon, Sgt. Nash, Cpl. Tillett, Cpl. Guthrie, Sgt. Patience
Middle Row: Capt. R. M. Harvie, Capt. A. S. Lamb, Capt. D.C. Malcolm, Major W. G. Cosbie, Lt-Col. E. R. Selby, Major W. J. MacKensie, Capt. J. F. Sparrow, Capt. Knight, Capt. Christie
Bottom Row: Sgt. H. Hay, Sgt. Montgomery, Cpl. Clements, Sgt. Valiquet, Sgt. Wyers, Sgt. Cowan, Sgt. Coleman, Sgt. Holding, Cpl. Lean

Ernest Raymond Selby, Dr.

Bateman Family

  • CA BWGPL OS9091

Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Bateman and family.

Broderick Family

  • CA BWGPL OS8602

From left: John, Willa, Innis, Irma, Bert.

Cassells, Mark & Ellen

  • CA BWGPL OS8469

Mark and Ellen Cassells. Mark Cassells was born in Ireland. He immigrated first to New York, then came to Bradford. In 1870, he married Miss Ellen O'Brien, formerly of England. They settled on a farm near Stayner, Ontario. Some years later they moved to Bond Head, and lived where Mr. C. Switzer lived in 1966. Mark Cassells died in Bond Head shortly before 1908 at 66 years of age. He was buried in Bond Head. Mrs. Cassells moved to Toronto and died there at the age of 94. Their children were Francis, Gertrude, Agnes, William, Mark, Joseph, James, Josephine, and Henry. Francis and William both married. Josephine became Sister Mary of St. Paul's, Loretta Abbey, Toronto. Two children remained alive in 1967.

Cerswell Family

  • CA BWGPL OS8685

Mrs. Cerswell and Charlie Cerswell.

Jan Coward's World War I Database Edition 1

  • 2023-03-28/1
  • Series
  • 2023-03-28

Personnel files of sixty-five personnel who served in World War I with ties to South Simcoe. Research was commenced by Jan Coward. After her passing, a group of research assistants are working to verify the research and share this publicly. Original database exists as an online spreadsheet. Reseach assistants have identified which personnel files have been verified.

Jan Coward's Literary Estate

Microfilm Collection

  • CA BWGPL MF
  • Collection
  • 1842 - 2018

Microfilm reels available for access in the George and Helen Jackson Heritage Room.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

Oral History Collection

  • CA BWGPL OH
  • Collection
  • 1972-2016

Digitized versions of old audio tapes, which include various interviews conducted with residents of Bradford West Gwillimbury. They are comprised of various interesting stories on everyday life in Bradford and surrounding areas over the past century.

Accompanying these recordings are written transcripts outlining each conversation in detail. Due to the age of the tapes, the sound quality of some may be a bit poor. These transcripts are provided to facilitate listening and complement the audio recording. All of these transcripts have been compiled into a book, which we have catalogued for anyone interested in reading them in a collected format.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

Peachman, Wayne Douglas

  • CA BWGPL 27341

Event Date : Saturday, August 02, 1941
Event Type : Birth

Description : At Mrs. Fuller's Nursing Home, Bradford, on Saturday, August 2nd, 1941, to Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Peachman (nee Edith Leflar), Barrie, R.R. No. 3, the gift of a son (Wayne Douglas).

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