Grimsby Newspapers
Former Grimsby boy serves his country for many years
Grimsby Independent, 1 Nov 1945, p. 1,7

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1 Nov 1945
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Nelles, Stephen Bell
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Note: The following articles from the Regina Leader-Post will be on interest to many people in this district. The Col. Stephen Nelles is a brother of Norman Nelles and Mrs. H.F. Baker, North Grimsby. Colonel Stephen Bell Nelles, for 20 years comptroller for the city, is laying aside his auditing books and retiring on Sept. 30. One of the "grand old men" of Regina, 75-year-old Col. Nelles had been here since 1905... Col. Nelles was born in Grimsby, Ont., in 1871, of United Loyalist stock...Upon completion of his education at Grimsby collegiate institute, Col. Nelles went to Toronto...His wife, Mrs. Nelles, is a Prince Edward Islander. Their four sons have mirrored the colonel's military leanings, judging from their record. Surgeon Lt. S.B. Nelles, whose wife and three children are in Regina, is serving in the Far East. Lt. R.L. Nelles is in military hospital at Portage la Prairie. Capt. J.S. Nelles is attending the University of Saskatchewan after three years overseas. Sgmn. J.C. Nelles, who joined up at 17, is now at home and going to school.

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Former Grimsby boy serves his country for many years