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  • 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 ...
  • Killed in action
    Grimsby Independent, 2 Nov 1944, p. 4     ...Killed on active service, October 17th, 1944, Sergeant James Lee Powell...
    Grimsby Independent, 2 Nov 1944, p. 4   ...Killed on active service, October 17th, 1944, Sergeant James Lee Powell...
  • Killed in Action
    Grimsby Independent, 9 Nov 1944, p. 5     Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Secor, of Ridgeville, have been advised that their son, Pte. Clifford Leslie Secor, was killed in action, Oct. 23, in Holland. Born in Grimsby Centre in 1921, he attended Grimbsy Centre Public School and the Smithville High School, and before enlistment was employed in ...
    Grimsby Independent, 9 Nov 1944, p. 5   Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Secor, of Ridgeville, have been advised that their ...
  • Killed in action
    Grimsby Independent, 16 Nov 1944, p. 1     Almost one year-Christmas 1943- Sergt. Bruce James Cullen, 30, was killed in action in Italy. This information has just come to the Independent this week. Sergt. Cullen was a son of Mrs. Cora M. Smith of Grimsby by a former marriage. He enlisted in September 1941 and trained at Camp ...
    Grimsby Independent, 16 Nov 1944, p. 1   Almost one year-Christmas 1943- Sergt. Bruce James Cullen, 30, was killed in ...
  • Colonel Johnson leaving Grimsby
    Grimsby Independent, 16 Nov 1944, p. 2     lengthy article about Colonel Johnson leaving Grimsby for northern Ontario - grew up at Grimsby Beach, in 1915 he enlisted and went overseas with the 58th Battalion, serious wounds forced him to return home with the rank of captain, married high school sweetheart, Ethelyn Wake of Grimsby Beach, settled on ...
    Grimsby Independent, 16 Nov 1944, p. 2   lengthy article about Colonel Johnson leaving Grimsby for northern Ontario - grew ...
  • Louie Pettigrew Killed by Mine
    Grimsby Independent, 23 Nov 1944, 1, 9     ... in action 1st October, 1944. Believe me, all the company shares your feelings...
    Grimsby Independent, 23 Nov 1944, 1, 9   ... in action 1st October, 1944. Believe me, all the company shares ...
  • Preached the First Sermon at Methodist Campgrounds
    Grimsby Independent, 23 Nov 1944, p. 1     On Thursday, August 27th, 1859, the first open air service was held on the grounds of the Grimsby Camp Meeting with Dr. Wakefield preaching the first sermon from the text in 1 Kings 18:41. "There is a sound of abundance of rain". He had a clear strong carrying voice which ...
    Grimsby Independent, 23 Nov 1944, p. 1   On Thursday, August 27th, 1859, the first open air service was held ...
  • 'Way Back When
    Grimsby Independent, 30 Nov 1944, p. 2     clergyman in Grimsby at St. Andrew's Anglican Church from 1823 to 1827; excerpts from his letters and meetings are included in the article...
    Grimsby Independent, 30 Nov 1944, p. 2   clergyman in Grimsby at St. Andrew's Anglican Church from 1823 to 1827; ...
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