Newspapers and Indices for Ontario's community newspapers
We found 19 matching items.
Subject:  Drowning victims  Year:  1917  Sort by:  Relevance
gallerylist with thumbnailslist
DROWNINGS - Philip St. Pierre in Porcupine River 
NewspapersText  "DROWNINGS - Philip St. Pierre in Porcupine River," Porcupine Advance, 14 Nov 1917, p. 1 
DROWNINGS - Eli Soinia - Porcupine Lake 
NewspapersText  "DROWNINGS - Eli Soinia - Porcupine Lake," Porcupine Advance, 14 Nov 1917, p. 1 
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
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...
City Topics 
Newspapers  "City Topics," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 11 Jun 1917  Great War ; World War I ; WWI ; Pte. R.G. Faulkner ; 52nd Battalion ; 52nd New Ontario Battalion ; Kenora, ON resident ; Returning soldiers ; Returned soldiers ; Passes through Port Arthur en route to Kenora ; Invalided home Algoma Hotel ; To reopen Mr. D. McKay ; Rescues two children from...
Human Chain Saver Of Lives 
Newspapers  "Human Chain Saver Of Lives," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 17 Jul 1917  Current River Park ; Current River ; W.A. McCallum saves three boys from drowning ; Other bystanders form human chain to save boys Full text available on microfilm
Found Drowned In Whitefish River 
Newspapers  "Found Drowned In Whitefish River," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 18 Jul 1917  Mrs. Fred Sharp (deceased) ; Sellers, ON resident ; Whitefish River Full text available on microfilm
City Items 
Newspapers  "City Items," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 18 Jul 1917  Great War ; World War I ; WWI ; Pte. Pat Murphy (shell shock) ; Port Arthur resident ; Originally enlisted with 212th Battalion ; Returning soldiers ; Returned soldiers ; To return to Port Arthur Lieut. J.D. Dempsey (died while POW) ; Relatives in Fort William ; No unit given Pte. George...
City Topics 
Newspapers  "City Topics," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 10 Jul 1917  Great War ; World War I ; WWI ; Pte. Mark Harris ; Fort William resident ; 3rd Battalion ; Returned soldiers ; Returning soldiers ; Recently returned to Fort William ; To go to Winnipeg for surgery Pte. Edward Leake (wounded) ; Port Arthur resident ; 52nd Battalion ; 52nd New Ontario Battalion ;...
City Topics 
Newspapers  "City Topics," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 12 Jul 1917  Great War ; World War I ; WWI ; E.H. Finlinson ; Recently returned soldier ; Returning soldiers ; Accepts position in the post office Pte. Biddulph (ill) ; In st. Joseph's Hospital ; Blood poisoning Pte. W. Irving ; Recently returned soldier ; Originally enlisted with 94th Battalion ; 94th...
City Topics 
Newspapers  "City Topics," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 17 Jul 1917  Current River ; Current River Beach ; Three 5-6 year old boys almost drown ; Son of H.E. Royds and two sons of E.B. McKay ; Miss Betty Green and Mr. W.A. McCallum save boys ; Dr. Bucke, Dr. Eakins, Dr. Powell also assist with rescue Full text available on microfilm
Returned Soldier Drowned At Kenora 
Newspapers  "Returned Soldier Drowned At Kenora," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 23 Jul 1917  Great War ; World War I ; WWI ; Lieut. George Creighton (deceased) ; Kenora, ON resident ; Recently returned soldier ; Returning soldiers ; Falls overboard during rough seas Full text available on microfilm
City Topics 
Newspapers  "City Topics," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 27 Jul 1917  Peter Miller ; Office worker in CNR freight office ; Saves two girls from drowning ; Near Empire Elevator, Fort William Paterson Co. Grain Elevator O ; N.S. Hansen (deceased) ; Fort William resident Full text available on microfilm
City Topics 
Newspapers  "City Topics," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 10 Aug 1917  Great War ; World War I ; WWI ; Lieut. J.P. Mooney ; Will recruit 100 men from Military District No.10 ; Reinforcements for the Forestry, Railway Construction Battalions W.M. Thompson (deceased) ; Goderich resident ; Sailor on the steamer Mariska ; Fell into water in Fort William Full text...
Tug Engineer Falls Overboard 
Newspapers  "Tug Engineer Falls Overboard," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 7 Aug 1917  J. Pettulla (deceased) ; Barice M. (ship) ; Rossport, ON ; Bowman Fish Company ; Lake Superior Full text available on microfilm
Deckhand Falls To Sudden Death 
Newspapers  "Deckhand Falls To Sudden Death," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 10 Aug 1917  W.M. Thompson (deceased) ; Mariska (ship) ; Kaministiquia River Full text available on microfilm
Brave Rescue Of Drowning Lad By Young Pelletier 
Newspapers  "Brave Rescue Of Drowning Lad By Young Pelletier," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 14 Aug 1917  McIntyre River ; Adelard Pelletier saves boy from drowning ; Earl Colborne (witness) ; Name of boy not given Full text available on microfilm
Found Drowned 
Newspapers  "Found Drowned," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 4 Sep 1917  Mrs. Rowland Morris (deceased) ; Lake Superior Full text available on microfilm
Friend Pays Tribute To Diver 
Newspapers  "Friend Pays Tribute To Diver," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 11 Aug 1917  Charles King Hague (deceased) ; Lake Superior ; Rossport, ON ; Copper Island ; Believed drowning while diving for ship Guinelda ; Gunilda ; Doug Elsey ; Photos Full text available in Newspaper Clipping File File subject: LF - Thunder Bay - Accidents - Water Full text available on microfilm
Sort
Media Types
Contributors
Years
1910s 1910191119121913191419151916191719181919
Map
Map of locations associated with these pictures. Click on a balloon to do a geographic search.
Subjects

Only the top 50 will appear here.

Groups
gallerylist with thumbnailslist
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit