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  • Rev. J.A. Ballard retires St. Andrew's rectorship
    Grimsby Independent, 20 Jan 1944, p. 1,7     Close to 200 adult members and adherents of St. Andrew's Anglican Church attended the annual Vestry meeting, held in the High School Auditorium, on Monday evening. It was by far the largest meeting in all the long history of the church. It was more than just a Vestry meeting, for ...
    Grimsby Independent, 20 Jan 1944, p. 1,7   Close to 200 adult members and adherents of St. Andrew's Anglican Church ...
  • Norman Lawson well known here
    Grimsby Independent, 23 Mar 1944, p. 1     Three times wounded with the First Territorial Regiment in France, during the last war, and later awarded the Mons Star, Norman Lawson, 53, Mountain View apartments, Hamilton, was found dead on a Mountain highway above Ravenscliffe avenue last Friday afternoon. Police were asked to locate Mr. ...
    Grimsby Independent, 23 Mar 1944, p. 1   Three times wounded with the First Territorial Regiment in France, during the ...
  • Gainsboro loses a fine official
    Grimsby Independent, 23 Mar 1944, p. 1     William T. Fralick, Wellandport, who was warden of Lincoln County in 1933, died last Wednesday night at St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton, in his 55th year. Mr. Fralick had been reeve of Gainsboro township from 1928 to 1933, and was a member of the township council at the time of his ...
    Grimsby Independent, 23 Mar 1944, p. 1   William T. Fralick, Wellandport, who was warden of Lincoln County in 1933, ...
  • Citizenship award to Mrs. B.K. Moore
    Grimsby Independent, 23 Mar 1944, p. 1,7     The selection of Mrs. Bessie K. Moore, as the fourth of our residents to receive The Good Citizenship Award, the Lions Club will undoubtedly be assured of the solid support of our citizens in their choice. The previous three awards were presented to Mrs. William H. Groce, John H. Forman ...
    Grimsby Independent, 23 Mar 1944, p. 1,7   The selection of Mrs. Bessie K. Moore, as the fourth of our ...
  • Grimsby boy marries a Grimsby girl
    Grimsby Independent, 25 May 1944, p. 4     The Grimsby (Eng.) Evening Telegraph, of Monday, April 17th, on its front page carried a two column picture of a young bridal couple, with the following caption: "From Grimsby to Grimsby for Bride - Romance awaited Sapper Robert Twocock, of the Royal Canadian Engineers, when he came from Grimsby, ...
    Grimsby Independent, 25 May 1944, p. 4   The Grimsby (Eng.) Evening Telegraph, of Monday, April 17th, on its front ...
  • Oldest Member at Anniversary
    Grimsby Independent, 28 Sep 1944, p. 1     Over three-quarters of a century ago, a little girl, Effie Clarke, was confirmed in St. Andrew's church. On Sunday, that same little girl, now Mrs. Effie Black of Hamilton, attended the anniversary services, being the oldest member of the church in attendance. Mrs. Black, "Aunt Effie" to the ...
    Grimsby Independent, 28 Sep 1944, p. 1   Over three-quarters of a century ago, a little girl, Effie Clarke, was ...
  • 'Way back when
    Grimsby Independent, 28 Sep 1944, p. 2     On the 27th day of this month, 1913, there passed to his Eternal Home, a highly respected and much beloved citizen, in the person of Thomas Rome. "Tommy" Rome will be well remembered by hundreds of people throughout the whole peninsula. The late Mr. Rome came to Grimsby as a ...
    Grimsby Independent, 28 Sep 1944, p. 2   On the 27th day of this month, 1913, there passed to his ...
  • Second war bride arrives in town
    Grimsby Independent, 28 Dec 1944, p. 5     description of Mrs. Kenneth Scott's impressions of Canada...
    Grimsby Independent, 28 Dec 1944, p. 5   description of Mrs. Kenneth Scott's impressions of Canada...
  • Killed in action
    Grimsby Independent, 27 Jul 1944, p. 1     Official notification was received last Friday by Mr. and Mrs. C.J. Emm, Elizabeth Street, that Corp. Reginald G. Ballard, 35, had been killed in action in France on July 15th. Corp. Ballard had resided with Mr. and Mrs. Emm for 11 years previous to his enlistment in 1939. He was ...
    Grimsby Independent, 27 Jul 1944, p. 1   Official notification was received last Friday by Mr. and Mrs. C.J. Emm, ...
  • F.O. Bill Wilson presumed dead
    Grimsby Independent, 3 Aug 1944, p. 5     Mr. and Mrs. Harold Wilson, Water Street, have received further word regarding their son, Flying Officer Bill Wilson, who was reported missing over Germany early in the year, and although the Department at Ottawa still classifies him as missing the letter adds that no hope is held out now for ...
    Grimsby Independent, 3 Aug 1944, p. 5   Mr. and Mrs. Harold Wilson, Water Street, have received further word regarding ...
  • Beamsville boy killed in action
    Grimsby Independent, 24 Aug 1944, p. 5     L.-Cpl. Thomas Page, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hector Page, Beamsville, was killed in action on August 9, according to word received by his parents. L.-Cpl. Page was a member of the Argyle and Southern Regiment in which he enlisted at the beginning of the war. He was born in ...
    Grimsby Independent, 24 Aug 1944, p. 5   L.-Cpl. Thomas Page, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hector Page, Beamsville, was ...
  • Reported missing
    Grimsby Independent, 24 Aug 1944, p. 1     Pte. Joseph Carlton, 24, son of Mrs. Sarah Carlton, North Grimsby township, and whose wife is the former Edna Jeffery, of Vinemount, was reported missing in action August 5. In letters home the previous day he described the ruin of Caen observed as his regiment passed through to the front. ...
    Grimsby Independent, 24 Aug 1944, p. 1   Pte. Joseph Carlton, 24, son of Mrs. Sarah Carlton, North Grimsby township, ...
  • Killed in action
    Grimsby Independent, 31 Aug 1944, p. 1     Corporal John H. Hearn, killed in action August 12th, of Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, since enlisting Sept. 1939. Recently celebrated 5th birthday overseas, being 31 years of age August 1st. He was born in Toronto, a resident of Grimsby since 1920. Employed at Hewson's Basket Factory until ...
    Grimsby Independent, 31 Aug 1944, p. 1   Corporal John H. Hearn, killed in action August 12th, of Royal Hamilton ...
  • Killed in action
    Grimsby Independent, 21 Sep 1944, p. 1     Pte. Glen Lewis Bearss, of Grimsby, was killed in action in France on August 27, according to official notification received by his mother last Thursday. Twenty-four years of age, he was a son of Warren Bearss and Mrs. Ethel Bearss ans was born at Campden, near Beamsville. He enlisted in ...
    Grimsby Independent, 21 Sep 1944, p. 1   Pte. Glen Lewis Bearss, of Grimsby, was killed in action in France ...
  • Killed in Action
    Grimsby Independent, 5 Oct 1944, p. 5     Pte. Ralph "Bud" Byford, 19, only son of Mr. and Mrs. William Byford, Adelaide Street, was killed in action on Sept. 16, official notification being received by his parents on Saturday. He enlisted at Hamilton in March 1943, before he was 18 years old. After training in Canada with anti-aircraft ...
    Grimsby Independent, 5 Oct 1944, p. 5   Pte. Ralph "Bud" Byford, 19, only son of Mr. and Mrs. William ...
  • Killed in Action
    Grimsby Independent, 12 Oct 1944, p. 1     Lance-Cpl. Reginald Dingman, 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Dingman, Grimsby Beach, was killed in action in Italy on September 20, according to official notification received by his parents Thursday. He was wounded in action on December 26th, 1943, and had rejoined his unit some time ago. He ...
    Grimsby Independent, 12 Oct 1944, p. 1   Lance-Cpl. Reginald Dingman, 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Dingman, ...
  • Killed in action
    Grimsby Independent, 26 Oct 1944, p. 7     Sgt. (W.A.G.) James L. Powell R.C.A.F. of Grimsby, was killed on active service overseas on October 14 and was buried in England on October 17, according to official notification received by his parents. Nineteen years of age, he was a son of L.W. Powell,at present working at Orangeville, N.Y., and ...
    Grimsby Independent, 26 Oct 1944, p. 7   Sgt. (W.A.G.) James L. Powell R.C.A.F. of Grimsby, was killed on active ...
  • Reported missing
    Grimsby Independent, 26 Oct 1944, p. 7     Official notification has been received by his parents that Lance-Cpl. Thomas Maguire, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Maguire, Ridge Road, Grimsby, is missing in action. Twenty-four years of age, he went overseas less than three months ago and was attached to the Black Watch R.H.R. of Canada. He had ...
    Grimsby Independent, 26 Oct 1944, p. 7   Official notification has been received by his parents that Lance-Cpl. Thomas Maguire, ...
  • Wounded
    Grimsby Independent, 26 Oct 1944, p. 7     ..., and went overseas on May, 1944, being sent to Italy. He is one of three brothers...
    Grimsby Independent, 26 Oct 1944, p. 7   ..., and went overseas on May, 1944, being sent to Italy. He ...
  • Wounded
    Grimsby Independent, 26 Oct 1944     Corporal Charles "Chuck" MacKenzie, son of Alex and Mrs. MacKenzie has been wounded on the Western Front according to official notification received by his parents. The date and nature of his wounds are not yet available. "Chuck" was in Belgium on October 8th, according to a letter received from ...
    Grimsby Independent, 26 Oct 1944   Corporal Charles "Chuck" MacKenzie, son of Alex and Mrs. MacKenzie has been ...
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