Timmins Newspaper Index
First reunion of the 228th (Northern Fusiliers) Battalion
Porcupine Advance, 1 Sep 1932, 2, p. 5

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1 Sep 1932
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Forrester, J.B. ; Desaulniers, Claude ; Richards, E. ; McCoy, S.R. ; Burnes, W.H. ; Jackson, A.D. ; Woods, James ; Tenney, G.V. ; Budger, M.J. ; Davis, J.R. ; Stringer, J.R. ; Knapp, Paddy ; Smith, Ernest, Harkness, A. ; Peters, L. ; Marsland, Taylor ; Ross, S.B. ; Carter, Thomas ; Binkley, C.M. ; Bisson, E.P. ; Hall, George W. ; Cabin, G.A. ; Myers, Danny ; Gayner, Joseph ; Young, Russell B. ; Brown, J.H. ; Briton, George A. ; Booth, William ; Weegar, Fraser, Billy ; Reavie, R.D. ; Insole, George ; Whalley, W.D.C. ; Sale, Albert Sale ; Pringle, W.D. ; Lidkes, C.W. ; Little, H. ; Jacobs, George ; Chevrier, W.J. ; Howieson, George ; O'Neill, J.H. ; Gallagher, J.H. ; Hooey, L. ; Clark, J. ; Parfitt, Chris ; Turne, John ; Hastings, R. ; Papchick, H. ; Gray, J.H. ; Dreany, Leonard ; Scott, Frank ; Reynolds, Harry J., Satchell, James ; Webster, John ; Hackett, T. ; Forester ; Bousquet, T.W. ; Huntington, R.S. ; Kilby, William ; Burns, A. ; Lee, M. ; Jackson, H.W. ; Pringle, R.T. ; Taylor, J., Riapole, J. ; McMurchy, A.H. ; Thompson, W.G. ; Bourke, James ; Grieve, A.L. ; Foster, F.C. ; John Dicker, John ; O'Reilly, W.P. ; Livsey, Thomas ; Ferney, George ; Wicks, Harry ; Putnam, R.S. ; Yorkston, J. ; Kitchener, F. ; Cragg, F.M. ; McInroy, William ; Wright, Arthur W.
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Royal Canadian Army ; Canadian Expeditionary Force
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  • Ontario, Canada
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FIRST RE-UNION HELD OF THE 228th BATTALION: Northern Fusiliers Gathered on Saturday at North Bay to Review Old Times. Battalion Recruited in the North Land - Members of the 228th Battalion, the Northern Fusiliers, held their first annual re-union at North Bay on Saturday of last week. The re-union included a memorial service in honour of their dead comrades, and a banquet held in the Empire hotel in the evening. Among those present for the occasion were the following:- Timmins:- J.B. Forrester, Claude Desaulniers, E. Richards, S.R. McCoy, W.H. Burnes, A.D. Jackson; Schumacher:- James "Happy" Woods; Monteith:- G.V. Tenney; Kirkland Lake:- M.J. Budger, J.R. Davis, J.R. Stringer; Porquois Junction:- Paddy Knapp; Englehart:- Ernest Smith, A. Harkness, L. Peters; New Liskeard:- Taylor Marsland, S.B. Ross, Thomas Carter, C.M. Binkley; Cochrane:- E.P. Bisson; Cheminis: - Geo. W. Hall; Cobalt:- G.A. Cabin, Danny Myers, Joseph Gayner; Toronto:- Russell B. Young, J.H. Brown, George A. Briton, William Booth, Fred Weegar, and Billy Fraser; London:- R.D. Reavie[?]; Galt:- Geo. Insole; Eau Clair:- W.D.C. Whalley, Detroit:- Albert Sale; Spanish:- W.D. Pringle; Foleyet: - C.W. Lidkes; Red Lake:- H. Little; Kitchener:- Geo. Jacobs; Stonecliffe:- W.J. Chevrier; Hamilton:- Geo. Howieson; Sturgeon Falls:- J.H. O'Neill and J. H. Gallagher; Sudbury:- Dr. L. Hooey and J.Clark; Feronia:- Chris Parfitt; Bear Island, Temagami:- John Turne; Sesekinika:- R.Hastings; Elk Lake:- H. Papchick; Burk's Falls:- J.H. Gray; North Bay:- Leonard Dreany, Frank Scott, Harry J. Reynolds, Jas. Satchell, John Webster, T. Hackett, Sgt. Maj. Forester, T.W. Bousquet, R.S. Huntington, William Kilby, A. Burns, M. Lee, H.W. Jackson, R.T. Pringle, J. Taylor, J. Riapole, Dr. A.H. McMurchy, W.G. Thompson, James Bourke, A.L. Grieve, F.C. Foster, John Dicker, W.P. O'Reilly, Thomas Livsey, George Ferney, Harry Wicks, R.S. Putnam, J. Yorkston, F. Kitchener, F.M. Cragg, William McInroy, Arthur W. Wright

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First reunion of the 228th (Northern Fusiliers) Battalion