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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

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

Soldier's Holdall

This item is believed to be a “Holdall,” which would have been used during World War One to keep items together. Holdalls would contain various items needed for personal use and hygiene such as utensils, comb. sewing kit ("Housewife"), shaving equipment, toothbrush, etc. It is stamped with, "1916 W [arrow symbol] D 25." The arrow symbol was used by the British government to denote government property and was used in various parts of the British empire, the "WD" indicates that the item belonged to the British War Department and the "1916" indicates the year.

Government of England

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 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 Buttons

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

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

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

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

Owen Smith in Uniform

Photograph of Owen Smith (1920-1943), son of Ann "Jennie" Smith (nee Martin) (1881-1947) and James Albert Smith (1878-1956). Owen was reported missing in action on March 23, 1943.

Jennie was the daughter of Thomas Martin (1840-1919) and Elizabeth Martin (nee Lee) (1850-1936). Elizabeth Lee was the daughter of Thomas Lee (1794-1868) and Ann Lee (nee Graham) (abt. 1825-1903).

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

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