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  • Buried in Belgium
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 3 Dec 1942, p. 1     Body of Flight Sergeant Richard E. Bertram of Hamilton, recovered from the sea Sept. 15, has been buried in Ostend, Belgium, his father, J.H. Bertram, was advised Saturday through information of German origin conveyed through International Red Cross. A former student at Grimsby High School, Flight ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 3 Dec 1942, p. 1   Body of Flight Sergeant Richard E. Bertram of Hamilton, recovered from the sea Sept. 15, has been buried in Ostend, Belgium, his father, J.H. Bertram, was advised Saturday through information ...
  • Buried side by side, the bodies of Harry M. Bready, Gertrude Hainer and Maud Hughes will rest side by side...
    TextNewspaper  Grimsby Independent, 17 Dec 1902, p. 7     buried in Queen's Lawn Cemetery...
    TextNewspaper  Grimsby Independent, 17 Dec 1902, p. 7   buried in Queen's Lawn Cemetery...
  • Pte. Percy Boddington succumbs to his wounds
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 8 Nov 1916, p. 1     telegram received on October 21, 1916...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 8 Nov 1916, p. 1   telegram received on October 21, 1916...
  • Letters from the front
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 8 Nov 1916, p. 1     ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 8 Nov 1916, p. 1   ...
  • Pte. H.O. Tuck is reported dead
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 10 Dec 1942, p. 1     Mrs. H.O. Tuck, of Smithville, received the following cable on Sunday: "Regret deeply B27274, Pte. Warren Harvey Tuck, previously reported missing in action now reported by Berlin, through International Red Cross, Geneva, killed in action, 19th August, 1942. Further information follows when ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 10 Dec 1942, p. 1   Mrs. H.O. Tuck, of Smithville, received the following cable on Sunday: "Regret deeply B27274, Pte. Warren Harvey Tuck, previously reported missing in action now reported by Berlin, through International Red ...
  • Grimsby couple adopt prisoner
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 10 Dec 1942, p. 1     A young Grimsby couple have adopted - not a baby - a Prisoner of War in a German prison camp. Ever since Sgt.-Gunner "Bobby" Aldrick became a prisoner of war in Germany, a year or more ago, he has had regular parcels of "Goodies" sent to him by his parents ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 10 Dec 1942, p. 1   A young Grimsby couple have adopted - not a baby - a Prisoner of War in a German prison camp. Ever since Sgt.-Gunner "Bobby" Aldrick became a prisoner of war ...
  • Grimsby soldier dies of wounds
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 10 Dec 1942, p. 1     Word was received over the weekend by Mrs. Sarah Carlton, North Grimsby, that her son, Pte. John A. Carleton, a Hero of Dieppe, had died of wounds in a German prison camp. Pte. Carlton enlisted with the R.H.L.I. in 1940 and proceeded overseas with that unit. He was first reported ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 10 Dec 1942, p. 1   Word was received over the weekend by Mrs. Sarah Carlton, North Grimsby, that her son, Pte. John A. Carleton, a Hero of Dieppe, had died of wounds in a German ...
  • District soldier dies in holocaust
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 17 Dec 1942, p. 5     The disastrous dance hall fire in St. John's Newfoundland on Saturday night claimed the life of at least one Grimsby district soldier. Pte. E.H. Dybol, Brickyard Sideroad, was killed in the holocaust, according to a wire received by his parents from the Militia Department. His remains were ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 17 Dec 1942, p. 5   The disastrous dance hall fire in St. John's Newfoundland on Saturday night claimed the life of at least one Grimsby district soldier. Pte. E.H. Dybol, Brickyard Sideroad, was killed in ...
  • Grimsby captain missing at sea
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 25 Feb 1943, p. 1     Word was received here on Saturday stating that Captain Theron Woolverton, of the United States Merchant Marine, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Woolverton, of Grimsby and New York City, is missing at sea following the sinking of his ship by enemy torpedo. Thirty-two years of age, Captain Woolverton is ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 25 Feb 1943, p. 1   Word was received here on Saturday stating that Captain Theron Woolverton, of the United States Merchant Marine, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Woolverton, of Grimsby and New York City, ...
  • Remembers when circus men led their animals on foot
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 25 Feb 1943, p. 1,8     Mrs. John G. Tufford, pioneer of Clinton Township, became a centenarian on Friday last - has had the unique experience of seeing 7 generations of her family - grandfather was a teamster in War of 1812 - pallbearers were chosen because they owned plug hats. The oldest resident of Clinton ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 25 Feb 1943, p. 1,8   Mrs. John G. Tufford, pioneer of Clinton Township, became a centenarian on Friday last - has had the unique experience of seeing 7 generations of her family - grandfather was ...
  • Old Timer seeks information
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 25 Feb 1943, p. 5     Hiram Monty drove horses for Grout Foundry...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 25 Feb 1943, p. 5   Hiram Monty drove horses for Grout Foundry...
  • Grimsby Boy in London Fog "Went South for Winter"  Landed up in North Africa
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 4 Mar 1943, p. 1     Letter from North Africa...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 4 Mar 1943, p. 1   Letter from North Africa...
  • "Little Dynamite"  George Gledhill
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 4 Mar 1943, p. 1     The "Little" member of the firm Gledhill and Inglehart, G.M.C. dealers and operators of garages and service stations in Grimsby and Beamsville. Married, has 5 children. Valued member of Grimsby Fire Department. Served in last war in R.A.F. Has one son, "Bill", overseas with the R.C.A.F. Thinks ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 4 Mar 1943, p. 1   The "Little" member of the firm Gledhill and Inglehart, G.M.C. dealers and operators of garages and service stations in Grimsby and Beamsville. Married, has 5 children. Valued member of Grimsby ...
  • Promoted Sgt. Nav. O. W. "Dick" Fonger
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 4 Mar 1943, p. 1     Sgt. Nav. O.W. "Dick" Fonger who according to cablegram just received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. Fonger, Port Dalhousie, has been promoted to the rank of Pilot Officer in the R.C.A.F. in England. P.O. Fonger has been overseas since early in November, having been presented with his wings ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 4 Mar 1943, p. 1   Sgt. Nav. O.W. "Dick" Fonger who according to cablegram just received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. Fonger, Port Dalhousie, has been promoted to the rank of Pilot Officer ...
  • King's Message to Grimsby Mother
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 11 Mar 1943, p. 1     Mrs. Sarah Carlton, Ridge Road west, North Grimsby, is in receipt of a letter from His Majesty, The King, conveying to her his sincere condolences on the death of her son, Pte. John A. Carlton, of the R.H. (?) The message is as follows: Buckingham Palace, The Queen and I ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 11 Mar 1943, p. 1   Mrs. Sarah Carlton, Ridge Road west, North Grimsby, is in receipt of a letter from His Majesty, The King, conveying to her his sincere condolences on the death of her ...
  • Facts and Fancies: He's Helping You; You Help Him
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 11 Mar 1943, p. 2     I received a letter from overseas the other day. Of all the letters that I have received from all corners of the earth in the past 40 years, I appreciate this one more than all of them. It was from Clifford McCartney (Pop to me), overseas now well over two ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 11 Mar 1943, p. 2   I received a letter from overseas the other day. Of all the letters that I have received from all corners of the earth in the past 40 years, I appreciate ...
  • Good Citizen Award Presented by Lions
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 18 Mar 1943, p. 1     Grimsby Lions Club at their semi-monthly dinner meeting in the Village Inn on Tuesday evening, presented their yearly Good Citizenship Award, and the choice this year will no doubt meet with the approval of every resident of this district. Three unknown judges, one a member of the Lions and two ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 18 Mar 1943, p. 1   Grimsby Lions Club at their semi-monthly dinner meeting in the Village Inn on Tuesday evening, presented their yearly Good Citizenship Award, and the choice this year will no doubt meet ...
  • Grimsby boy reported wounded and missing
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 14 Mar 1917, p. 1     Another Grimsby boy has been reported missing and wounded in the person of Pte. Coyne Lewis, son of W.F. Lewis of Hamilton, formerly Grimsby. Mr. Lewis received a telegram on ... stating that Pte. Coyne Lewis reported missing and ... Feb. 27th. No particulars were given. ......
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 14 Mar 1917, p. 1   Another Grimsby boy has been reported missing and wounded in the person of Pte. Coyne Lewis, son of W.F. Lewis of Hamilton, formerly Grimsby. Mr. Lewis received a telegram on ...
  • Four Fighting Grimsbyites
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 18 Mar 1943, p. 1     Mr. and Mrs. E.M. Comfort, of Grimsby Beach, have four sons in the armed services. Two are in the R.C.A.F. and two in the army. Three of the four are officers. All are graduates of Beamsville High and Vocational School. The youngest, L.A.C. Clarence M. Comfort, now only 21, enlisted ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 18 Mar 1943, p. 1   Mr. and Mrs. E.M. Comfort, of Grimsby Beach, have four sons in the armed services. Two are in the R.C.A.F. and two in the army. Three of the four are ...
  • An old Grimsby boy makes the supreme sacrifice
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 28 Mar 1917, p. 1     Lieut. S.W Hewetson, who spent his boyhood days in Grimsby, has made the supreme sacrifice, having been killed in France some time ago. Many of the citizens of the present Grimsby will not remember Samuel Hewetson but all the older ones will remember both him and his father. The family ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 28 Mar 1917, p. 1   Lieut. S.W Hewetson, who spent his boyhood days in Grimsby, has made the supreme sacrifice, having been killed in France some time ago. Many of the citizens of the present ...
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