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8th Canadian Field Ambulance Officers and NCOs

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  • 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.

Celebrating Canada's Veterans in Bradford!

A newspaper article about celebrating Canadian veterans in Bradford West Gwillimbury.

"National Homes hosted this community event at the Bradford Public Library, November 7th in honour of Canada's veterans. National Homes has named the streets in their community of The Forest after WWI and WWII veterans and unveiled the names at this event..."

Snapd Bradford

Hopkins, Ormond obituary from the Globe and Mail

"Military padre who compared his job to being a mosquito in a nudist colony spent more than 30 years ministering to troops.

Ottawa - Serving in Egypt 50 years ago was an eye-opener for Ormond Hopkins, a padre with the Royal Canadian Army Chaplain Corps. Not only did he have to cope with the heat, sand and flies, he also had to adjust to the local culture.
On New Year's Eve, 1956, Mr. Hopkins, an Anglican priest known as Hoppy to his friends, had the opportunity of observing Egyptian culture at close range. The brass had booked two belly dancers from Cairo to entertain Canadian troops and, as a man of the cloth, he felt obliged to protest the salacious nature of the festivites..."

Buzz Bourdon

Hundreds Honor Fallen Soldier

An article about the unveiling of a plaque at the Bradford West Gwillimbury Leisure Centre in memory of Sapper Brian Collier who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2010.

The road that runs between the Leisure Centre and the Library is named in honour of Brian Collier.

Bradford Topic

Jack Sutherland in Uniform Outside the Bradford Model School

Photograph of Jack Sutherland standing in front of the Bradford Model School. Jack was the son of Alexander and Elizabeth Sutherland who ran Sutherland’s Bakery and Grocery. He was the nephew of Bessie Campbell. Jack served in the First World War and was killed in action in 1917. He is buried in Shorncliffe Military Cemetery in Sandgate, Eng.

Luanne Campbell Edwards

Jack Sutherland War Grave

Photograph of Jack Sutherland's grave site in Shorncliffe Military Cemetery in Sandgate, Eng. Jack was the son of Alexander and Elizabeth Sutherland who ran Sutherland’s Bakery and Grocery. He was the nephew of Bessie Campbell. Jack served in the First World War and was killed in action in 1917.

Luanne Campbell Edwards

McClocklin, James P.

"Drum Major James P. McClocklin, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.S. McClocklin, of Bradford, leads St. Andrew's College (Aurora) HIghland Cadet Corps (affiliated with the 48th Highlanders of Canada) in the 60th annual inspection by Brigadier T.G. Gibson, O.B.E., D.S.O., C.D."

Bradford Witness

Military

Contains items relating to Simcoe County servicemen and women, including veterans related articles, artifacts, and photographs

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

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