Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library Archives

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"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

A Soldier's journey back in time and place

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  • 1991-11-13

Article on the service of World War I veteran, William J. Weyman, from his perspective in the 9th Scottish Highland Artillery Division, 50th Brigade. This edition of Bradford Today featured many aspects of the Bradford Remembrance Day Ceremony in ...

Joan Hebbes

Adams' children

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  • 1916-01

These are the children of Charles and Emily (Johnson) Adams, farmers of Bradford. David and John in the back row, and their sisters Bertha, Lilly (Perry) and Emily (Else). Jessie Lawrence is not pictured as she lived in Saskatchewan. David and Joh...

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Anchor Park

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Picture of the Emity May Anchor in Anchor Park, Holland Landing. This anchor was made in England and was being transported to Lake Huron during the War of 1812. When the war ended the achor was no longer needed and it was abandoned in what is now ...

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Archer, Matthew

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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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Arthur G. McDonnell Reported Killed Overseas

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  • 1944-06-21

"Native of Gilford District Believed First Invasion Casualty To Be Reported Here Believed ti be an Invasion casualty, the sad news came to Bradford last Wednesday afternoon that Arthur George McDonnell, eldest son of Mr. George McDonnell, formerly...

Bradford Witness

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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Belfry, George

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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...

Birthday Card to Ella Adair

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  • 1914-1918

Birthday card sent to Ella Adair by her brother Harry Brown who was serving in WWI at the time.

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