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World War I - 228th Battalion: Northern Fusiliers article
Porcupine Advance, 31 Jan 1917, 1, p. 1,5

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228th LIKELY DEPART OVERSEAS FEB. 10TH: All to Report in Toronto Wednesday. Those from Immediate Vicinity Joining in Last Campaign. - Lieut. Allan left for Toronto last week and Sergt. Thomast went on Monday. Sergt. Stockwell closed up the energetic campaign here for recruits and also took his departure yesterday at noon. All the men of the 228th have to report at Toronto on Wednesday. There is, of course, no official statement, but it is surmised that the 228th Northern Fusiliers, Railway Construction Battalion, will leave for overseas on Feb. 10th. In any event it is expected to be at an early date in the new month. Among those signed up with the 228th in the recent last campaign for recruits in this immediate vicinity were: Andrew Haughland, Joseph Leforest, Lawrence Johnson, George Cherron, Wilfred Rochon, Geo. F.Bailey, Wilfrid Deacon, Edwin Hayward, I.P. Lennen, Arthur I. Williams, Ernest Smith, Jas. N. Levine, Sydney R. McCoy, and William Williams.

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Date of Publication:
31 Jan 1917
Personal Name(s):
Allan ; Thomas ; Stockwell ; Haughland, Allan ; Lavoie, Joseph ; Laforest, Joseph ; Johnson, Lawrence ; Cherron, George ; Rochon, Wilfrid ; Bailey, George F. ; Deacon, Wilfrid ; Hayward, Edward ; Lennen, I.P. ; Williams, Arthur I. ; Smith, Ernest ; Levine, James N. ; McCoy, Sydney R. ; Williams, William
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Royal Canadian Army ; Canadian Expeditionary Force
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 48.46686 Longitude: -81.33312
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World War I - 228th Battalion: Northern Fusiliers article