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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Robert Griffith lost, presumed to have been killed
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 1 Oct 1942, p. 1     News of the death of Robert Kitchen Griffith, age 31, during an operational flight over enemy territory, was received here last Saturday with deep regret by a host of his friends and acquaintances. The news came just a week after he was reported "missing". Sergeant Air Gunner Griffith was born ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 1 Oct 1942, p. 1   News of the death of Robert Kitchen Griffith, age 31, during an operational flight over enemy territory, was received here last Saturday with deep regret by a host of his ...
  • Trophy honours son of Grimsby man lost at sea
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 1 Oct 1942, p. 1     Alex Stewart, 8 Kidd Avenue, was officially informed that his son, Pilot Officer Maxwell McLean Stewart, was officially presumed dead. Pilot Officer Stewart, a prominent figure in amateur sporting circles of western Canada, was a teacher on the staff of the Chilliwak, British Columbia, High School. ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 1 Oct 1942, p. 1   Alex Stewart, 8 Kidd Avenue, was officially informed that his son, Pilot Officer Maxwell McLean Stewart, was officially presumed dead. Pilot Officer Stewart, a prominent figure in amateur sporting circles ...
  • Killed in action
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 3 May 1945, p. 1     Pte. Edward Emsley, son of Melbourne and Mrs. Emsley, Victoria Avenue who was reported killed in action in Germany last week. He had been overseas since September 1942 with the Canadian Armoured Brigade Co., R.C.A.S.C....
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 3 May 1945, p. 1   Pte. Edward Emsley, son of Melbourne and Mrs. Emsley, Victoria Avenue who was reported killed in action in Germany last week. He had been overseas since September 1942 with the ...
  • Killed in action
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 28 Dec 1944, p. 1     The sad news was conveyed to Mrs. Grace Maeder on Wednesday afternoon last, by an official notification from Ottawa, of the death in action overseas of her son, Flying Officer Paul Maeder, one of the most popular of the younger lads of the town previous to his enlistment. Twenty years ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 28 Dec 1944, p. 1   The sad news was conveyed to Mrs. Grace Maeder on Wednesday afternoon last, by an official notification from Ottawa, of the death in action overseas of her son, Flying Officer ...
  • Lieut. Liddle died fighting
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 17 May 1916, p. 1     Mr. Thomas Liddle, Grimsby, has just received a letter from Flight Lieut. Gordon Burland, in England, and from his reference to the death of the late Flight Lieut. Robson Liddle it would appear that the latter had met his death in a battle between airships......
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 17 May 1916, p. 1   Mr. Thomas Liddle, Grimsby, has just received a letter from Flight Lieut. Gordon Burland, in England, and from his reference to the death of the late Flight Lieut. Robson Liddle ...
  • A noble sacrifice
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 24 May 1916, p. 1     The following letter was received by Mrs. Keweley from Lieut. W.S. Ingraham, telling her how her son, Pte. Wm. Keweley, met his death. Pte. Keweley left Canada with the 36th Battalion, and was in Lieut. Harry Baker's company. He was transferred to the 25th Battlaion after going to England. Dear ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 24 May 1916, p. 1   The following letter was received by Mrs. Keweley from Lieut. W.S. Ingraham, telling her how her son, Pte. Wm. Keweley, met his death. Pte. Keweley left Canada with the 36th ...
  • Lieut. Alfred Rimmer killed in action
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 19 Jul 1916, p. 1     The casualty list last Tuesday contained the name of Lieut. Alfred Rimmer, Grimsby, killed in action ... He is a son of Mrs. Rimmer of Robinson Street, she moving here with her family from Brighton about a year ago. Lieut. Rimmer was born in England and came to Canada when ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 19 Jul 1916, p. 1   The casualty list last Tuesday contained the name of Lieut. Alfred Rimmer, Grimsby, killed in action ... He is a son of Mrs. Rimmer of Robinson Street, she moving here ...
  • Killed in action
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 14 Jun 1916, p. 1     The stern realities of a horrible war were brought home to Grimsby citizens more forcibly on Wednesday afternoon...the Independent bulletin announced the death of Lieut. G.A. Russell Ross...Lieut. Ross was the second son of Rev. G. Murray and Mrs. Ross, resident of Grimsby for seven years, Rev. ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 14 Jun 1916, p. 1   The stern realities of a horrible war were brought home to Grimsby citizens more forcibly on Wednesday afternoon...the Independent bulletin announced the death of Lieut. G.A. Russell Ross...Lieut. Ross was ...
  • One killed and two wounded from this district
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 14 Jun 1916, p. 1     The casualty lists still continue to report their portion of killed and wounded of men from this district... Pt. Edward Harshaw was killed at the battle of Hooge. He was the second son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Harshaw of Beamsville and a brother of Bert Harshaw of Grimsby. For ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 14 Jun 1916, p. 1   The casualty lists still continue to report their portion of killed and wounded of men from this district... Pt. Edward Harshaw was killed at the battle of Hooge. He was ...
  • Killed in action
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 26 Apr 1945, p. 1     Pte. Harold Wilbert Roszelle, 21, son of Mrs. Irene Roszelle, Birch Ave., Toronto, and the late Wilbert Roszelle, who served with the R.F.C. in the last war, died of wounds received on the western front. He enlisted with the Dufferin and Haldimand regiment, March 16, 1941, and went overseas on ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 26 Apr 1945, p. 1   Pte. Harold Wilbert Roszelle, 21, son of Mrs. Irene Roszelle, Birch Ave., Toronto, and the late Wilbert Roszelle, who served with the R.F.C. in the last war, died of wounds ...
  • A.P. McLean a war casualty
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent (18851105), 12 Feb 1942, p. 1     Albert Perry McLean, aged 23, is a casualty of war. This news came to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.E. McLean, last Saturday, and ended a long silence which began when he was reported as missing after air operations last December 16. News that his remains had been identified, and ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent (18851105), 12 Feb 1942, p. 1   Albert Perry McLean, aged 23, is a casualty of war. This news came to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.E. McLean, last Saturday, and ended a long silence which began ...
  • Air Officer Son of Local Man is Lost
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 12 Feb 1942, p. 1     Advise that his son, Pilot Officer Maxwell McLean Stewart, is missing was received last Monday by A.M. Stewart, Kidd Avenue. Pilot Officer Stewart, who was born in Calgary, was 35 years of age, and was engaged in technical work of the Royal Canadian Air Force. The wire which Mr. Stewart ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 12 Feb 1942, p. 1   Advise that his son, Pilot Officer Maxwell McLean Stewart, is missing was received last Monday by A.M. Stewart, Kidd Avenue. Pilot Officer Stewart, who was born in Calgary, was 35 ...
  • Reported Missing Presumed Dead
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 17 Jun 1943, p. 1     Originally reported missing, Sgt.-Pilot Ian Cragie Lamont, Winona, is now presumed dead. Sgt-Pilot Lamont, R.C.A.F., was the son of Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Lamont, Winona. He enlisted in January, 1941, at the age of 18 years. Was awarded his wings at Hagersville in December the same year and immediately ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 17 Jun 1943, p. 1   Originally reported missing, Sgt.-Pilot Ian Cragie Lamont, Winona, is now presumed dead. Sgt-Pilot Lamont, R.C.A.F., was the son of Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Lamont, Winona. He enlisted in January, 1941, ...
  • Killed in Doing Necessary Duty
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 1 Feb 1945, p. 1,7     Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 1 Feb 1945, p. 1,7   Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
  • Killed in action
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 22 Mar 1945, p. 7     Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 22 Mar 1945, p. 7   Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
  • Reported missing
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 4 Jan 1945, p. 1     Mr. and Mrs. John Slade received word last week that their son, S/Sgt. Harold Slade, is reported missing in Italy as of last August. The official word was sent to his wife in England and she in turn notified his parents. S/Sgt. Slade was born in Grimsby and educated in ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 4 Jan 1945, p. 1   Mr. and Mrs. John Slade received word last week that their son, S/Sgt. Harold Slade, is reported missing in Italy as of last August. The official word was sent to ...
  • Killed in Action
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 15 Mar 1945, p. 1     George is the grandson of Grimsby residents, Mr. and Mrs. Bryon Smith ......
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 15 Mar 1945, p. 1   George is the grandson of Grimsby residents, Mr. and Mrs. Bryon Smith ......
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