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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.

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

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

Jan Coward's World War I Database Edition 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

Jan Coward's World War I Database Edition 2

Personnel files of one hundred and seventy-eight 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

Military

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

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

Military Buttons - back

The back of military uniform buttons. They read: "J.R. Gaunt and Son Ltd. Montreal. Made in England." Found north half of lot 20, con. 12

Military Service Act

A copy of the Military Service Act of 1917. It outlines the process of enlistment in the armed forces. Sent to the Clerk of Bradford.

John Harrison

Military/ Policing

Contains information relating to the military presence, recruitment, and police force in Bradford. Headings include: 1837 Rebellion Attestation Papers Battalions Served by Canadians Bond Head Armson Crash Boyd Gang Bradford West Gwillimbury Policing Col. Tyrwhitt Earl Bowles Early Militia Fenian Raids Korean War Photographs Royal Canadian Legion Veterans War Effort at Home World War I & World War II
*Military/Policing - Other

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