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John A. Ronholm wins an award for saving lives 
NewspapersText  "John A. Ronholm wins an award for saving lives," Porcupine Advance, 31 Jul 1930, Section 1, p. 2 
Fred Jackson, hero of the Hollinger disaster 
NewspapersText  "Fred Jackson, hero of the Hollinger disaster," Porcupine Advance, 16 Oct 1930, Section 2, p. 7 
Fred Jackson honoured for work in the Hollinger Mine Fire 
NewspapersText  "Fred Jackson honoured for work in the Hollinger Mine Fire," Porcupine Advance, 18 Sep 1930, Section 1, p. 3 
World War II - Flight Sergeant E.D. Matson helps bring home a crippled plane 
NewspapersText  "World War II - Flight Sergeant E.D. Matson helps bring home a crippled plane," Porcupine Advance, 19 Oct 1944, Section 1, p. 1 
POLYBLANK - Mrs. P.G. Polybank wins Royal Humane Society Life-saving medal 
NewspapersText  "POLYBLANK - Mrs. P.G. Polybank wins Royal Humane Society Life-saving medal," Porcupine Advance, 25 Feb 1926, Section 1, p. 8 
PERCY, WINNIFRED - Saves lives of seven siblings in fire 
NewspapersText  "PERCY, WINNIFRED - Saves lives of seven siblings in fire," Porcupine Advance, 15 Apr 1926, p. 3 
PERRAULT, WILFRED - Award from Royal Humane Society 
NewspapersText  "PERRAULT, WILFRED - Award from Royal Humane Society," Porcupine Advance, 18 Aug 1927, p. 7 
Residents honored for lifesaving & community service contributions 
Newspapers  "Residents honored for lifesaving & community service contributions," Oakville Beaver, 24 Apr 1996, p. 4 
Helpful citizens receive pat on back from police 
Newspapers  "Helpful citizens receive pat on back from police," Oakville Beaver, 22 May 1996, A5 
Citizens did help 
Newspapers  "Citizens did help," Oakville Beaver, 5 Jul 1996, p. 2 
Quick-thinking teenager's actions in mishap lead to special Samaritan award 
Newspapers  "Quick-thinking teenager's actions in mishap lead to special Samaritan award," Oakville Beaver, 6 Dec 1995, 1, 2 
Residents, officers honored for helping out members of community 
Newspapers  "Residents, officers honored for helping out members of community," Oakville Beaver, 7 Jun 1995, p. 9 
Safety Council honors special citizens 
Newspapers  "Safety Council honors special citizens," Oakville Beaver, 26 Apr 1995, p. 9 
Braved fire, pair credited with saving condos 
Newspapers  "Braved fire, pair credited with saving condos," Oakville Beaver, 15 Feb 1995, 1, 5 
Quiet courage from adversity 
Newspapers  "Quiet courage from adversity," Oakville Beaver, 2 Nov 2005  photograph
Guards honoured 
Newspapers  "Guards honoured," Canadian Champion (Milton, ON), 8 Jun 1999, p. 2 
Award Firemen Medals For Bravery At Elevator Blast 
Newspapers  "Award Firemen Medals For Bravery At Elevator Blast," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 7 Jan 1946, p. 1  Saskatchewan Pool Elevator No.5 ; Grain Elevator Explosions ; 22 victims of explosion ; Port Arthur Fire Department ; Walter Pascoe ; Roy McLennan ; Both awarded King's Police and Fire Services Medals Full text available on microfilm
Port Arthur Firemen Awarded Medals 
Newspapers  "Port Arthur Firemen Awarded Medals," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 8 Jan 1946, p. 3  Saskatchewan Pool Elevator No.5 ; Grain Elevator Explosions ; 22 victims of explosion ; Port Arthur Fire Department ; Walter Pascoe ; Roy McLennan ; Both awarded King's Police and Fire Services Medals ; Photo Full text available on microfilm
Port Arthur Man Has The D.C. Medal 
Newspapers  "Port Arthur Man Has The D.C. Medal," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 8 Jul 1916  Great War ; World War I ; WWI ; Lance Corp. Albert Chute (wounded) ; Former Port Arthur resident ; Awarded Distinguished Conduct medal ; Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) Full text available on microfilm
Lieut. Fryer To Get The D.S.O. 
Newspapers  "Lieut. Fryer To Get The D.S.O.," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 8 Aug 1916  Great War ; World War I ; WWI ; Hal Fryer ; Recommended for Distinguished Service Order ; 52nd Battalion ; 52nd New Ontario Battalion ; Fort William resident ; Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) Full text available on microfilm
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