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  • Lieut. Liddle died fighting
    Grimsby Independent, 17 May 1916, p. 1     Mr. Thomas Liddle, Grimsby, has just received a letter from Flight Lieut. Gordon Burland, in England, and from his reference to the death of the late Flight Lieut. Robson Liddle it would appear that the latter had met his death in a battle between airships...
    Grimsby Independent, 17 May 1916, p. 1   Mr. Thomas Liddle, Grimsby, has just received a letter from Flight Lieut. ...
  • A noble sacrifice
    Grimsby Independent, 24 May 1916, p. 1     The following letter was received by Mrs. Keweley from Lieut. W.S. Ingraham, telling her how her son, Pte. Wm. Keweley, met his death. Pte. Keweley left Canada with the 36th Battalion, and was in Lieut. Harry Baker's company. He was transferred to the 25th Battlaion after going to England. Dear ...
    Grimsby Independent, 24 May 1916, p. 1   The following letter was received by Mrs. Keweley from Lieut. W.S. Ingraham, ...
  • Lieut. Alfred Rimmer killed in action
    Grimsby Independent, 19 Jul 1916, p. 1     The casualty list last Tuesday contained the name of Lieut. Alfred Rimmer, Grimsby, killed in action ... He is a son of Mrs. Rimmer of Robinson Street, she moving here with her family from Brighton about a year ago. Lieut. Rimmer was born in England and came to Canada when ...
    Grimsby Independent, 19 Jul 1916, p. 1   The casualty list last Tuesday contained the name of Lieut. Alfred Rimmer, ...
  • Killed in action
    Grimsby Independent, 14 Jun 1916, p. 1     The stern realities of a horrible war were brought home to Grimsby citizens more forcibly on Wednesday afternoon...the Independent bulletin announced the death of Lieut. G.A. Russell Ross...Lieut. Ross was the second son of Rev. G. Murray and Mrs. Ross, resident of Grimsby for seven years, Rev. ...
    Grimsby Independent, 14 Jun 1916, p. 1   The stern realities of a horrible war were brought home to Grimsby ...
  • One killed and two wounded from this district
    Grimsby Independent, 14 Jun 1916, p. 1     The casualty lists still continue to report their portion of killed and wounded of men from this district... Pt. Edward Harshaw was killed at the battle of Hooge. He was the second son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Harshaw of Beamsville and a brother of Bert Harshaw of Grimsby. For ...
    Grimsby Independent, 14 Jun 1916, p. 1   The casualty lists still continue to report their portion of killed and ...
  • Killed in action
    Grimsby Independent, 26 Apr 1945, p. 1     Pte. Harold Wilbert Roszelle, 21, son of Mrs. Irene Roszelle, Birch Ave., Toronto, and the late Wilbert Roszelle, who served with the R.F.C. in the last war, died of wounds received on the western front. He enlisted with the Dufferin and Haldimand regiment, March 16, 1941, and went overseas on ...
    Grimsby Independent, 26 Apr 1945, p. 1   Pte. Harold Wilbert Roszelle, 21, son of Mrs. Irene Roszelle, Birch Ave., ...
  • Robert Griffith lost, presumed to have been killed
    Grimsby Independent, 1 Oct 1942, p. 1     News of the death of Robert Kitchen Griffith, age 31, during an operational flight over enemy territory, was received here last Saturday with deep regret by a host of his friends and acquaintances. The news came just a week after he was reported "missing". Sergeant Air Gunner Griffith was born ...
    Grimsby Independent, 1 Oct 1942, p. 1   News of the death of Robert Kitchen Griffith, age 31, during an ...
  • Trophy honours son of Grimsby man lost at sea
    Grimsby Independent, 1 Oct 1942, p. 1     Alex Stewart, 8 Kidd Avenue, was officially informed that his son, Pilot Officer Maxwell McLean Stewart, was officially presumed dead. Pilot Officer Stewart, a prominent figure in amateur sporting circles of western Canada, was a teacher on the staff of the Chilliwak, British Columbia, High School. ...
    Grimsby Independent, 1 Oct 1942, p. 1   Alex Stewart, 8 Kidd Avenue, was officially informed that his son, Pilot ...
  • A.P. McLean a war casualty
    Grimsby Independent (18851105), 12 Feb 1942, p. 1     Albert Perry McLean, aged 23, is a casualty of war. This news came to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.E. McLean, last Saturday, and ended a long silence which began when he was reported as missing after air operations last December 16. News that his remains had been identified, and ...
    Grimsby Independent (18851105), 12 Feb 1942, p. 1   Albert Perry McLean, aged 23, is a casualty of war. This news ...
  • Air Officer Son of Local Man is Lost
    Grimsby Independent, 12 Feb 1942, p. 1     Advise that his son, Pilot Officer Maxwell McLean Stewart, is missing was received last Monday by A.M. Stewart, Kidd Avenue. Pilot Officer Stewart, who was born in Calgary, was 35 years of age, and was engaged in technical work of the Royal Canadian Air Force. The wire which Mr. Stewart ...
    Grimsby Independent, 12 Feb 1942, p. 1   Advise that his son, Pilot Officer Maxwell McLean Stewart, is missing was ...
  • Grimsby boy was "bravest of all"
    Grimsby Independent, 28 Jan 1943, p. 1,8     From a British medical officer, prisoner of war in a German military hospital, Mrs. Sarah Carlton, North Grimsby, has received a letter telling of the death and funeral of her son, Pte. John Carlton, of the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, who was taken prisoner at Dieppe and died in the ...
    Grimsby Independent, 28 Jan 1943, p. 1,8   From a British medical officer, prisoner of war in a German military ...
  • Reported Missing Presumed Dead
    Grimsby Independent, 17 Jun 1943, p. 1     Originally reported missing, Sgt.-Pilot Ian Cragie Lamont, Winona, is now presumed dead. Sgt-Pilot Lamont, R.C.A.F., was the son of Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Lamont, Winona. He enlisted in January, 1941, at the age of 18 years. Was awarded his wings at Hagersville in December the same year and immediately ...
    Grimsby Independent, 17 Jun 1943, p. 1   Originally reported missing, Sgt.-Pilot Ian Cragie Lamont, Winona, is now presumed dead. ...
  • Killed in Doing Necessary Duty
    Grimsby Independent, 1 Feb 1945, p. 1,7     Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
    Grimsby Independent, 1 Feb 1945, p. 1,7   Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
  • Killed in action
    Grimsby Independent, 22 Mar 1945, p. 7     Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
    Grimsby Independent, 22 Mar 1945, p. 7   Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
  • Reported missing
    Grimsby Independent, 4 Jan 1945, p. 1     Mr. and Mrs. John Slade received word last week that their son, S/Sgt. Harold Slade, is reported missing in Italy as of last August. The official word was sent to his wife in England and she in turn notified his parents. S/Sgt. Slade was born in Grimsby and educated in ...
    Grimsby Independent, 4 Jan 1945, p. 1   Mr. and Mrs. John Slade received word last week that their son, ...
  • Killed in Action
    Grimsby Independent, 15 Mar 1945, p. 1     George is the grandson of Grimsby residents, Mr. and Mrs. Bryon Smith ...
    Grimsby Independent, 15 Mar 1945, p. 1   George is the grandson of Grimsby residents, Mr. and Mrs. Bryon Smith ...
  • Reported Missing
    Grimsby Independent, 15 Mar 1945, p. 1     Tpr. Arthur McGregor, 29, son of Mr. and Mrs. Adam McGregor, Adelaide Street, Grimsby, and whose wife, the former Doris Camden, resides at 462 Sherman Avenue South, Mount Hamilton, has been officially recorded as "missing in action". Enlisting in the Tank Corps in 1943 he went overseas in June ...
    Grimsby Independent, 15 Mar 1945, p. 1   Tpr. Arthur McGregor, 29, son of Mr. and Mrs. Adam McGregor, Adelaide ...
  • 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 ...
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