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  • 257th Overseas Battalion (Railway Construction) Article
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 14 Feb 1917, Section 1, p. 1     257th BATT. TO GO OVERSEAS THIS WEEK WITH 228TH BATT.: All Recruiting for 257th in Ontario Ordered Discontinued. - Lieut. P.F.K. Gallagher and his staff left here on Friday to report at the headquarters of the 257th Battalion in Toronto. The Militia Dept. has ordered all further recruiting for the ...
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 14 Feb 1917, Section 1, p. 1   257th BATT. TO GO OVERSEAS THIS WEEK WITH 228TH BATT.: All Recruiting for 257th in Ontario Ordered Discontinued. - Lieut. P.F.K. Gallagher and his staff left here on Friday to ...
  • "WEE MACGREGOR" WRITES FROM FRANCE
    Newspaper  Porcupine Advance, 12 Sep 1917, Section 1, p. 7     "Viam Paramus" on the badge of the 2nd Canadian Pioneers translates approximately as "We Prepare the Way"....
    Newspaper  Porcupine Advance, 12 Sep 1917, Section 1, p. 7   "Viam Paramus" on the badge of the 2nd Canadian Pioneers translates approximately as "We Prepare the Way"....
  • Action Against Strikers Postponed
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 20 Dec 1912, Section 1, p. 1     About 70 cases under the Lemieux act brought against employes (sic.) of the Hollinger Mine and others by Manager Robbins of the mine, will be heard Jan. 6, having been postponed from Friday at the request of J.M. Godfrey, counsel for the prosecution. This step was taken because in one ...
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 20 Dec 1912, Section 1, p. 1   About 70 cases under the Lemieux act brought against employes (sic.) of the Hollinger Mine and others by Manager Robbins of the mine, will be heard Jan. 6, having been ...
  • World War II - S.S. Athenia torpedoed and sunk by a German submarine on September 03rd, 1939; includes photographs
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 7 Sep 1939, Section 2, p. 1     Timmins Residents Rescued: Mrs. Rose McMahon, Mrs. Thomas E. Flynn, Mr. Alfred Snow Schumacher Residents Rescued: James Cullen and Mrs. Catherine Kie (brother & sister)...
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 7 Sep 1939, Section 2, p. 1   Timmins Residents Rescued: Mrs. Rose McMahon, Mrs. Thomas E. Flynn, Mr. Alfred Snow Schumacher Residents Rescued: James Cullen and Mrs. Catherine Kie (brother & sister)...
  • World War II - Wounded: 4 men
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 2 Nov 1944, Section 1, p. 1     Private Donald Cannell wounded in Belgium; Rifleman Donald Duff slightly wounded; Rifleman Joseph George Henry Robichaud wounded; Harry Gram wounded...
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 2 Nov 1944, Section 1, p. 1   Private Donald Cannell wounded in Belgium; Rifleman Donald Duff slightly wounded; Rifleman Joseph George Henry Robichaud wounded; Harry Gram wounded...
  • World War II - Wounded: List of seven men wounded
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 14 Dec 1944, Section 1, p. 4     Trooper Ronald James Mackenzie - slightly wounded; Private Cecil Edward Kimball - wounded; Private Joseph Lawrence Hisko - wounded; Private Duncan Douglas Macrae - wounded; Rifleman Albert Edward Latham - wounded; Sapper Lloy Hugh Jones - slightly injured; Private John William Snyder - slightly ...
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 14 Dec 1944, Section 1, p. 4   Trooper Ronald James Mackenzie - slightly wounded; Private Cecil Edward Kimball - wounded; Private Joseph Lawrence Hisko - wounded; Private Duncan Douglas Macrae - wounded; Rifleman Albert Edward Latham - ...
  • World War II - Wounded: List of 6 men
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 7 Dec 1944, Section 1, p. 6     Corporal Joseph Patrick Philip O'Gorman, Private Stanley James Edwards of Timmins, Rifleman Thomas McCracken of Timmins, Rifleman Donald Arthur Duff of Timmins, Private Edward Philip Haley of Matheson, Private Allen Sevigny of Timmins...
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 7 Dec 1944, Section 1, p. 6   Corporal Joseph Patrick Philip O'Gorman, Private Stanley James Edwards of Timmins, Rifleman Thomas McCracken of Timmins, Rifleman Donald Arthur Duff of Timmins, Private Edward Philip Haley of Matheson, Private Allen ...
  • World War II - Photographs: Women's Auxiliary Motor Service
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 30 May 1940, Section 2, p. 1     Doris Brimacombe, Isobel Andrews, Gladys Rankin, Doris Passmore, George Augur...
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 30 May 1940, Section 2, p. 1   Doris Brimacombe, Isobel Andrews, Gladys Rankin, Doris Passmore, George Augur...
  • World War I - 159th (1st Algonquins) Battalion's song
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 15 Mar 1916, Section 1, p. 2     The tune of "John Brown's Body" (referring to the American abolitionist was derived from a 19th century tune titled, "Hey Brother's, Will You Meet Us?". The song was a popular marching tune at the time of the U.S. Civil war and its most famous adaptation is "The Battle Hymn of ...
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 15 Mar 1916, Section 1, p. 2   The tune of "John Brown's Body" (referring to the American abolitionist was derived from a 19th century tune titled, "Hey Brother's, Will You Meet Us?". The song was a popular ...
  • World War I - Stores missing from the 159th and 228th Battalions
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 27 Jun 1917, Section 1, p. 6     A Court of Enquiry was recently held in Haileybury, in which Major Gordon was one of the officers acting in the judicial military capacity. The Enquiry was in connection with the disappearance of military stores issued to the 159th and 228th Battalions. No announcement of the finding of the Court ...
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 27 Jun 1917, Section 1, p. 6   A Court of Enquiry was recently held in Haileybury, in which Major Gordon was one of the officers acting in the judicial military capacity. The Enquiry was in connection with ...
  • World War I - 228th (Northern Fusiliers) Battalion recruiting in the North
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 6 Dec 1916, Section 1, p. 3     The 228th Battalion is resuming recruiting in North Bay, Cobalt, Haileybury, New Liskeard, Timmins, Porcupine and Cochrane. The Battalion needs 350 men, as the unsigned postcards say....
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 6 Dec 1916, Section 1, p. 3   The 228th Battalion is resuming recruiting in North Bay, Cobalt, Haileybury, New Liskeard, Timmins, Porcupine and Cochrane. The Battalion needs 350 men, as the unsigned postcards say....
  • J.N. Levine is underage for the 228th (Northern Fusiliers) Battalion
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 27 Jun 1917, Section 1, p. 8     Pte. J.N. Levine, who recently returned from overseas on account of being under age, and who is at his home in South Porcupine, was a Timmins visitor last week and was warmly greeted by all who knew him. He has many interesting facts to relate regarding his experiences since jointing ...
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 27 Jun 1917, Section 1, p. 8   Pte. J.N. Levine, who recently returned from overseas on account of being under age, and who is at his home in South Porcupine, was a Timmins visitor last week and ...
  • World War I - 228th (Northern Fusiliers) Battalion discharges Eddie Oatman
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 28 Feb 1917, Section 1, p. 2     OATMAN SAYS 228TH USED HIM BADLY: Intended to Go Overseas, but was Discharged for "Special Circumstances" Money Owing Him? - Eddie Oatman, the hockey star, who was with the 228th Battalion, but who did not go overseas with the Battalion has made a public statement regarding the matter. Despatches ...
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 28 Feb 1917, Section 1, p. 2   OATMAN SAYS 228TH USED HIM BADLY: Intended to Go Overseas, but was Discharged for "Special Circumstances" Money Owing Him? - Eddie Oatman, the hockey star, who was with the 228th ...
  • World War I - 228th Battalion: Northern Fusiliers article
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 13 Jun 1917, Section 1, p. 8     Word has been received in town that Rev. J.M. Allan, formerly pastor of the Byrnes Presbyterian church at Timmins, who went overseas with the 228th Railway Construction Battalion as a Lieutenant, reverted to the rank of Private to get over to France, and is now motorcycle despatch rider at the ...
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 13 Jun 1917, Section 1, p. 8   Word has been received in town that Rev. J.M. Allan, formerly pastor of the Byrnes Presbyterian church at Timmins, who went overseas with the 228th Railway Construction Battalion as a ...
  • World War I - 228th Battalion: Northern Fusiliers article
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 25 Apr 1917, Section 1, p. 4     228TH BATTALION NOW IN FRANCE: Known now as the 6th C.R.T. Batt. Quarantined Two Weeks for Mumps - In a letter just to land from Sergeant Frank Stockwell, under date of April 1st, the information is given that the 228th Battalion, now know as the 6th C.R.T. Battalion, was leaving ...
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 25 Apr 1917, Section 1, p. 4   228TH BATTALION NOW IN FRANCE: Known now as the 6th C.R.T. Batt. Quarantined Two Weeks for Mumps - In a letter just to land from Sergeant Frank Stockwell, under date ...
  • World War I - 228th Battalion: Northern Fusiliers article
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 21 Mar 1917, Section 1, p. 6     Mrs. A. Wyatt of New Liskeard has received word that her son, Pte. Geo. Wyatt, who arrived recently in England with the 228th Battalion, is ill with pneumonia....
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 21 Mar 1917, Section 1, p. 6   Mrs. A. Wyatt of New Liskeard has received word that her son, Pte. Geo. Wyatt, who arrived recently in England with the 228th Battalion, is ill with pneumonia....
  • World War I - 228th Battalion: Northern Fusiliers article
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 14 Mar 1917, Section 1, p. 6     Cablegrams received in the district tell of the safe arrival in England of the 228th Battalion, and the expectation of the men to go cross the channel in a few days to take up their works as a Railway Construction Unit in France....
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 14 Mar 1917, Section 1, p. 6   Cablegrams received in the district tell of the safe arrival in England of the 228th Battalion, and the expectation of the men to go cross the channel in a few ...
  • World War I - 228th Battalion: Northern Fusiliers article
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 28 Feb 1917, Section 1, p. 2     OATMAN SAYS 228TH USED HIM BADLY: Intended to Go Overseas, but was Discharged for "Special Circumstances" Money Owing Him? - Eddie Oatman, the hockey star, who was with the 228th Battalion, but who did not go overseas with the Battalion has made a public statement regarding the matter. Despatches ...
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 28 Feb 1917, Section 1, p. 2   OATMAN SAYS 228TH USED HIM BADLY: Intended to Go Overseas, but was Discharged for "Special Circumstances" Money Owing Him? - Eddie Oatman, the hockey star, who was with the 228th ...
  • World War I - 228th Battalion: Northern Fusiliers article
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 21 Feb 1917, Section 1, p. 6     A WORD FOR THE NORTHERN FUSILIERS' HOCKEY TEAM: Speaking of the departure of the 228th Battalion from Toronto on their way overseas, The Toronto World says:- "The soldiers were big favorites with the fans. They always played clean hockey, and always put their best foot forward. One can hardly say ...
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 21 Feb 1917, Section 1, p. 6   A WORD FOR THE NORTHERN FUSILIERS' HOCKEY TEAM: Speaking of the departure of the 228th Battalion from Toronto on their way overseas, The Toronto World says:- "The soldiers were big ...
  • World War I - 228th Battalion: Northern Fusiliers article
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 14 Feb 1917, Section 1, p. 7     Sergt. R.H. Payne, of the 228th Battalion died in Toronto recently at the base hospital, where he was undergoing treatment for appendicitis. He was a Boer War veteran, and was formerly an employee of the Dome Mines. His wife and family are in England....
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 14 Feb 1917, Section 1, p. 7   Sergt. R.H. Payne, of the 228th Battalion died in Toronto recently at the base hospital, where he was undergoing treatment for appendicitis. He was a Boer War veteran, and was ...
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