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Subject:  Death  Year:  1917  Sort by:  Relevance
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Lewis Whitfield Killed By Train 
Newspapers  "Lewis Whitfield Killed By Train," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 20 Jan 1917  Railways ; Railway accidents ; Lewis Whitfield (deceased) ; Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) ; Buda Hill Full text available on microfilm
City Items 
Newspapers  "City Items," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 22 Jan 1917  Great War ; World War I ; WWI ; Sgt. Jack Burrows (wounded) ; Port Arthur resident ; Returned soldiers ; Burrows to return to Port Arthur ; No unit given Captain E. Stuart George ; Vancouver resident ; Former Fort William resident ; 225th Battalion ; Passes through Lakehead Railways ; Railway...
City Items 
Newspapers  "City Items," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 23 Jan 1917  Great War ; World War I ; WWI ; Jack McKay (wounded & POW) ; Fort William resident ; Returning soldiers ; To return to Fort William ; No unit given ; Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) Sgt. Walter E. Hogarth ; No.4 Toronto Hospital Corps ; Writes to father in Fort William ; has been offered...
Fort William Man Instantly Killed 
Newspapers  "Fort William Man Instantly Killed," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 20 Jan 1917  Railways ; Railway accidents ; Lewis Whitfield (deceased) ; Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) ; Buda Hill Full text available on microfilm
City Topics 
Newspapers  "City Topics," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 23 Jan 1917  Railways ; Railway accidents ; Lewis Whitfield (deceased) ; Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) ; Buda Hill Sgt. Sidney Kerr ; Port Arthur resident ; 52nd Battalion ; 52nd New Ontario Battalion ; Returned soldiers ; Returns to Port Arthur ; Enlists with 257th Railroad Battalion Sgt. Pelling (POW) ;...
Fort Frances Man Commits Suicide 
Newspapers  "Fort Frances Man Commits Suicide," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 27 Jan 1917  George A. Guthrie (deceased) ; Former Fort Frances, ON resident Full text available on microfilm
Child Dies On C.N.R. Train While Traveling East With Parents 
Newspapers  "Child Dies On C.N.R. Train While Traveling East With Parents," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 19 Feb 1917  Canadian Northern Railway ; Mr. and Mrs. N. Larson ; Traveling to Saskatchewan ; Shortly before Nipigon, ON child need medical attention ; Child dies of pneumonia ; Remains taken to Port Arthur Canadian Pacific Railroad (CPR) ; Dorion, ON area ; Mr. and Mrs. W.D. Vanderburgh ; Child Norma...
City Topics 
Newspapers  "City Topics," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 8 Feb 1917  Railway accidents ; John Pettano (deceased) ; Canadian Northern Railway Coal Docks * spelled James Penatto or John Penato in previous articles Robert Gourlay (deceased) ; Elevator D Great War ; World War I ; WWI ; Sgt. Finlayson ; Port Arthur resident ; Returned soldiers ; Returning soldiers ;...
Death Of Wife Deprives Toronto Man Of Fortune Left By George M'Vicar Of Port Arthur, Ontario 
Newspapers  "Death Of Wife Deprives Toronto Man Of Fortune Left By George M'Vicar Of Port Arthur, Ontario," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 22 Mar 1917  George McVicar (deceased) ; Port Arthur resident ; Charles E. Kains ; Fort William resident ; Estate estimated at $1,000,000 ; One quarter of estate to go to Mrs. C.E. Kains ; McVicar's niece ; War is holding up executors Full text available on microfilm
Found Dead On Canal In A Pool Of Blood 
Newspapers  "Found Dead On Canal In A Pool Of Blood," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 26 Mar 1917  William Walsh (deceased) ; Ely, MN resident ; Body found lying on ice underneath canal ; Fort Frances, ON Full text available on microfilm
Capt. Andrew Dick Died This Morning 
Newspapers  "Capt. Andrew Dick Died This Morning," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 30 Apr 1917  Captain Andrew Dick (deceased) ; Point Porphry Lighthouse ; Lived in Port Arthur after retiring Full text available on microfilm
Killed In Fall Down Mountain 
Newspapers  "Killed In Fall Down Mountain," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 7 May 1917  Mount McKay ; Mt. McKay ; Edward Moran (deceased) ; Fell while descending from top of mountain ; 13 years old ; Fort William resident Full text available on microfilm
Elwin Arnold Fatally Hurt 
Newspapers  "Elwin Arnold Fatally Hurt," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 9 May 1917  Railway accidents ; Elwin Arnold (deceased) ; Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) ; Derailments ; Middleton, ON area Full text available on microfilm
Plays By Fire; Fatally Burned 
Newspapers  "Plays By Fire; Fatally Burned," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 12 May 1917  Lily Swain (deceased) ; 5 years old ; Port Arthur ; Hill Street Full text available on microfilm
Train Is Derailed Fireman Killed 
Newspapers  "Train Is Derailed Fireman Killed," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 9 May 1917  Railway accidents ; William Arnold (deceased) ; Derailment ; Middleton, ON ; Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) ; Rock falls down hillside, derails train Full text available on microfilm
Fear Man Has Drowned Self 
Newspapers  "Fear Man Has Drowned Self," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 16 Jun 1917  Robert Somerville ; Feared to have committed suicide ; Last seen on McIntyre Bridge ; Port Arthur resident Full text available on microfilm
Wreck Near Schreiber 
Newspapers  "Wreck Near Schreiber," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 18 Jun 1917  Railway accidents ; Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) ; Derailment near Schreiber, ON ; 2 men killed (no names provided) Full text available on microfilm
City Items 
Newspapers  "City Items," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 18 Jun 1917  Great War ; World War I ; WWI ; Divisional Signalling Corps ; Lieut. Bennett ; Recruiting in Lakehead ; Latest recruits ; Peter McRitchie of Fort William ; Garland Graham of Fort William Captain J.G. O'Neill ; Returned soldiers ; Returning soldier ; Invalided back to Canada ; Bronchial condition...
Put The Blame Upon Operator 
Newspapers  "Put The Blame Upon Operator," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 19 Jun 1917  Railway accidents ; Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) ; H. Gwynne (deceased) of Fort William ; Derailment near Schreiber, ON ; Gurney Station ; Fire Hill Full text available on microfilm
City Items 
Newspapers  "City Items," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 19 Jun 1917  Louis Zielski (deceased) ; 5 years old ; Killed in the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) yards ; Must build fence around tracks Full text available on microfilm
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