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Military Buttons

The front of military uniform buttons. Found north half of lot 20, con. 12

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

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

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

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.

Military History is recalled by Finding of Button

"While working in the flower-bed at the front of the bradford Presbyterian Church this summer, Mr. harvey Curry dug up a small object which turned out to be a button off a soldier's uniform. A little rubbing revealed the number "30" inside a raised circle on which was the word "Cambridge"
Local veterans being unable to identify it, Mr. Curry wrote to the Royal Canadian Military Institute in Toronto and received the following reply:" ...

Bradford Witness

Private E.J. Billing's Medal

Medal presented to Canadian Military member, Private E.J. Billings by the citizens of Bond Head in appreciation of his service during WWI. The medal was made by A. Neilly Jewelers in Bradford.

A. Neilly Jewellers

Military

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

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

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

Simcoe County Local Heroes

A collection of items relating to Hon. Earl Rowe; Sir William Mulock; The World War I Roll of Honour and Veterans; The World War II Roll of Honour and Veterans; Soldiers of Simcoe County.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

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