Oakville Images
Oakville-Trafalgar Civil Guard parade on Allan Street c. 1943


Description
Creator:
Gord O'Reilly, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Notes:
The Oakville-Trafalgar Civil Guard was formed in June 1940 under the command of Major James A. Gairdner. The uniforms were paid for by subscription and comprised crimson berets, khaki jackets, and purple armbands. Enrolment was enthusiastic with an estimated 500 men signing on in a two-hour period, the Toronto Daily Star reported on June 21, 1949. The photo was taken with a Brownie camera by 12-year-old Gord O'Reilly.
Date of Original:
c. 1943
Date Of Event:
1939-1945
Subject(s):
Collection:
Shadows of War
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4473682625124 Longitude: -79.6665048808289
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Oakville-Trafalgar Civil Guard parade on Allan Street c. 1943