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  • Two men killed at Beamsville Aviation Camp
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 25 Sep 1918, p. 1     Froom, from Regina, died on September 23, and Nightingale,from Toronto, died on September 24....
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 25 Sep 1918, p. 1   Froom, from Regina, died on September 23, and Nightingale,from Toronto, died on September 24....
  • Killed in action
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 21 Sep 1944, p. 1     Pte. Glen Lewis Bearss, of Grimsby, was killed in action in France on August 27, according to official notification received by his mother last Thursday. Twenty-four years of age, he was a son of Warren Bearss and Mrs. Ethel Bearss ans was born at Campden, near Beamsville. He enlisted in ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 21 Sep 1944, p. 1   Pte. Glen Lewis Bearss, of Grimsby, was killed in action in France on August 27, according to official notification received by his mother last Thursday. Twenty-four years of age, he ...
  • Killed in action
    NewspaperText  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 ...
    NewspaperText  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. ...
  • Four generations of Grimsby family
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 18 Nov 1943, p. 4     Born near Grimsby 77 years ago and a life-long resident of the district, Mrs. William Shelton is seen here in a four-generation family picture. Standing beside her is her great grandson, Larry Lambert. Behind is her granddaughter, Mrs. Harvey Lambert, and on the right is her daughter, Mrs. James ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 18 Nov 1943, p. 4   Born near Grimsby 77 years ago and a life-long resident of the district, Mrs. William Shelton is seen here in a four-generation family picture. Standing beside her is her great ...
  • Police probe ordered in death of former resident
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 5 Nov 1942, 1, 7     Henry E. Radford was well known in Grimsby, he having resided here for a few years with his family on Nelles Boulevard. He was connected with the Metal Craft Co. as manager. A police investigation of the facts surrounding the death of Henry E. Radford,53, president and general manager of ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 5 Nov 1942, 1, 7   Henry E. Radford was well known in Grimsby, he having resided here for a few years with his family on Nelles Boulevard. He was connected with the Metal Craft Co. ...
  • Prisoner of war
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 29 Oct 1942, p. 8     ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 29 Oct 1942, p. 8   ...
  • Prisoner of Nazis
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 22 Oct 1942, p. 8     ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 22 Oct 1942, p. 8   ...
  • Richard Bertram listed missing, presumed dead
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 22 Oct 1942, p. 1     Word was received last month that Flt. Sgt. Pilot Richard Edgar Bertram, R.C.A.F., was "missing" after a night operational flight over enemy territory,followed by official advice that he was "missing believed killed". Flight Sgt. Pilot Bertram was born November 9th, 1912, on the farm at Grimsby ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 22 Oct 1942, p. 1   Word was received last month that Flt. Sgt. Pilot Richard Edgar Bertram, R.C.A.F., was "missing" after a night operational flight over enemy territory,followed by official advice that he was "missing ...
  • To establish a seminary in the township
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 1 Oct 1942, p. 1     The Basilian Fathers of the Ukrainian Catholic Church have acquired the 220 acre farm of Burgess Book on Grimsby Mountain, and their plans call for the establishment of a theological seminary in the near future. This information came from Rev. Father Josaphat Tymochko, superior of the order, who ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 1 Oct 1942, p. 1   The Basilian Fathers of the Ukrainian Catholic Church have acquired the 220 acre farm of Burgess Book on Grimsby Mountain, and their plans call for the establishment of a theological ...
  • Away Back When; Archie Burland; First car in Grimsby
    Newspaper  Grimsby Lincoln News, 1 Oct 1942, p. 1     Away Back When...Which all brings to mind the first automobile in Grimsby. It was owned by the late Archie Burland and some times it ran and some times it didn't, mostly didn't. The front end of it was a curving sash affair, the top portion of which lifted up and ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Lincoln News, 1 Oct 1942, p. 1   Away Back When...Which all brings to mind the first automobile in Grimsby. It was owned by the late Archie Burland and some times it ran and some times it didn't, ...
  • E.D. Smith & Sons Limited observe their sixtieth anniversary
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 3 Sep 1942, 9, 10, , 11     ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 3 Sep 1942, 9, 10, , 11   ...
  • Lieutenant Reginald Baisley is among first of Canadians to be killed in Dieppe sortie
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 27 Aug 1942, p. 1     One of the first deaths reported as a result of the action last week at Dieppe was that of Lieutenant Reginald S. Baisley of Winona, an officer of the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry. Lieut. Baisley's family received word Thursday evening that he was killed in action. Born in Winona, Lieut. ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 27 Aug 1942, p. 1   One of the first deaths reported as a result of the action last week at Dieppe was that of Lieutenant Reginald S. Baisley of Winona, an officer of the Royal ...
  • Two elderly women killed in accident near Beamsville
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 20 Aug 1942, p. 1     Struck by a Gray Coach bus when it attempted to swing onto No. 8 highway at the Cherry Road, about 3 miles east of Beamsville, a 1923 sedan, carrying three elderly occupants, was completely demolished and two ladies riding in it killed. The accident, which occurred yesterday afternoon, brought ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 20 Aug 1942, p. 1   Struck by a Gray Coach bus when it attempted to swing onto No. 8 highway at the Cherry Road, about 3 miles east of Beamsville, a 1923 sedan, carrying three ...
  • Montreal man drowned at Maple Avenue beach
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 13 Aug 1942, p. 1     FLASH: - At ten minutes to three Dr. A.F. McIntyre pronounced life extinct. While swimming with his daughter, Marilyn, in the lake adjacent to his cottage near the foot of Maple Avenue, Cecil V. Thompson, Montreal, suffered a seizure and was nearly drowned. The stricken man was pulled from the ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 13 Aug 1942, p. 1   FLASH: - At ten minutes to three Dr. A.F. McIntyre pronounced life extinct. While swimming with his daughter, Marilyn, in the lake adjacent to his cottage near the foot of ...
  • Beamsville man is found dead after several days away
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 6 Aug 1942, p. 1     Well known in this district, where he had lived for several years, George Fisher, of R.R. 2, Beamsville, was found dead in a field near the Beamsville reservoir last Monday. The deceased man had been missing from his home since July 26, and his remains were found tangled in a ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 6 Aug 1942, p. 1   Well known in this district, where he had lived for several years, George Fisher, of R.R. 2, Beamsville, was found dead in a field near the Beamsville reservoir last Monday. ...
  • Inquest for track death not likely
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 16 Jul 1942, p. 1     Struck by a heavily laden freight train while walking along the Canadian National tracks about 300 feet west of the Nelles sideroad, John Russell, 60, of Toronto, was instantly killed Saturday night. The train, which was made up of 70 cars, was being driven at a speed of about 35 ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 16 Jul 1942, p. 1   Struck by a heavily laden freight train while walking along the Canadian National tracks about 300 feet west of the Nelles sideroad, John Russell, 60, of Toronto, was instantly killed ...
  • By-gone days recalled when John H. Forman given Lions Club 2nd citizenship award
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 4 Jun 1942, 1, 8     Former pupils, members of the Grimsby Board of Education and teachers remembered last Tuesday evening when the second Lions Citizenship Award was presented to John H. Forman, for 35 years principal of the Grimsby public school. The award to Mr. Forman was made by a panel of three judges, two ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 4 Jun 1942, 1, 8   Former pupils, members of the Grimsby Board of Education and teachers remembered last Tuesday evening when the second Lions Citizenship Award was presented to John H. Forman, for 35 years ...
  • Reported missing
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 21 May 1942, p. 8     ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 21 May 1942, p. 8   ...
  • Walter Page is reported missing
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 9 Apr 1942, p. 1     Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Page formerly of Grimsby have received word that their son, Flight Sergeant W.D. ("Wally") Page is missing after air operations. Attached to No. 214 R.A.F. Bomber Squadron, the young flier has been over France and Germany on several occasions recently, and was looking forward to ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 9 Apr 1942, p. 1   Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Page formerly of Grimsby have received word that their son, Flight Sergeant W.D. ("Wally") Page is missing after air operations. Attached to No. 214 R.A.F. Bomber ...
  • Victoria Park
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 5 Mar 1942, p. 5     Not much is left of Victoria Park, that last vestige of the primeval forest that once covered the old bed of Forty Mile Creek. The Sewage Disposal Plant and the Queen Elizabeth Way between them have almost squeezed it out of existence. Of the 8 or 10 acres of black ...
    Newspaper  Grimsby Independent, 5 Mar 1942, p. 5   Not much is left of Victoria Park, that last vestige of the primeval forest that once covered the old bed of Forty Mile Creek. The Sewage Disposal Plant and the ...
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