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Jan Coward's World War I Database Edition 1

  • 2023-03-28/1
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  • 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

Wright - Gilroy

  • CA BWGPL 12356
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  • 1949-07-13

Event Date : Saturday, July 02, 1949
Event Type : Marriage
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Community : Cookstown
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Concession : 0
Description : Edythe Muriel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Gilroy of Cookstown, to Ivan John Wright, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Wright of Cookstown. Rev. A.J. Lewis officiated at Cookstown United Church. Matron of honour: bride's sister, Mrs. William Kell. Bridesmaids: Betty Gilroy, sister of the bride, and Miss Mildred Wright, sister of the groom. Flower girls: cousins of the bride, Miss Marjorie Lowe and Miss Grace Porritt. Groomsman: William Kell. Ushers: Earl Gilroy and Calvin Wright. Bride taught in Newton Robinson school until June and both she and the groom were active in the Junior Farmers' Club. Couple will reside on the groom's farm near Cookstown.

Bradford Witness