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An Army Alphabet, Subaltern's Amusing Lines to "Cheer us up" 
Text    This clipping was written at the front by a subaltern of "C" Company, 2nd Royal Dublin Fusiliers and were published in the 1st Divisional Routine Orders.
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Volunteers Eager to Start for War 
Text    A newspaper clipping discussing the training experiences of Ontario soldiers.
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The Listening Post 
TextImage  20 Oct 1915,   A newspaper designed to inform the British public on the happenings of the war.
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temp HMCS 
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"Naval Minister, Admiral Will Inspect Oakville" 
Image    Toronto Daily Star, November 3, 1941. Articles leading up to HMCS Oakville's dedication.
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"Corvette Hero Visits His Old School" Toronto Daily Star article 
Image    Publicity tour for HMCS OAKVILLE's heroes
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Newspaper clipping describing U-Boat capture 
Image    "They captured U-boat crew". Photograph Lt. Hal Lawrence and petty Officer Arthur Powell
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HMCS Oaville - Toronto Daily Star Article November 5, 1941 
Image    "Oakville has Biggest Day as Corvette is Christened"
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"Thousands Pack Shoreline for Oakville's Christening" 
Image  5 Nov 1941  Article describing the christening of HMCS Oakville, Toronto Daily Star November 5, 1941
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"Leap Aboard Sinking Sub" 
Image    Telegram news article dated November 10, 1942, describing sinking of the U-94 by HMCS Oakville
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"Two Won Medals in 'Sub' Action" 
Image    Article from Canadian Navy "The Crowsnest", February 1955, regarding HMCS Oakville.
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"Maritimers on H.M.C.S. Oakville" 
Image    News clipping showing some HMCS Oakville crew members.
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"Blasted Deck of Submarine" 
Image    News article describing action of HMCS Oakville ramming U-94 in August 1942. Anti-Aircraft gunner, Ordinary Seaman Douglas MacLean from Barrhead, Alberta
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Two Canadians board U-Boat, capture crew at gunpoint 
ImageComments:    Toronto Evening Telegram (November 10, 1942) describing August 1942 boarding and capture of German U-49 Lt. Harold Lawrence and Petty Officer Arthur Powell
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Newspaper article: "Flying Officer Farr Navigator, Is Missing" 
Image  c. 1943  Harry Farr, Flying Officer, was a navigator with #434 Bluenose Squadron. He was killed in action October 23, 1943, at the age of 28. Harry has no known grave. His name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England. He is commemorated on the Oakville Trafalgar...
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Newspaper article: Safe and Well after Dieppe But Brother Still Missing - George, Roy, and Lockie Forbes with their mother 
Image  c. 1942  Roy Thomas Forbes was a private with the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry; George Forbes was a corporal with the 48th Highlanders; Lockie Forbes was a private with the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry.
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Newspaper article "A Group of Oakville Boys taken at a Canadian Army sports meet" Top row (left to right): Frank McCraney, James Steed, Harold Byers, Grant Hughes; Bottom row (left to right): Aaron Brown, Gerry Kress, Norman Flaxman 
Image  c. July, 1944  Photo taken at the Canadian Sports Meet north of Naples, Italy, July 1944. The Oakville soldiers identified in the Oakville Record Star newspaper caption differ. The information used for this record originates with Frank McCraney, who donated the clipping and appears in the photo.
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Newspaper clipping: Peter Taylor receiving The Turner Trophy from Field Marshall Sir Bernard Law Montgomery, August 1945, at the Maple Leaf Stadium in Nijmegen, Holland. 
Image  August 1945  Peter Taylor, a gunner serving with the 23rd Field Regiment, participated in armed forces running events in Europe. He tied two Army Records, the 100 and 220 yard dash, in August 1945 at the Maple Leaf Stadium in Nijmegen, Holland, and was awarded The Turner Trophy by Field Marshall Sir Bernard...
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Newspaper clipping: Princess Juliana congratulates Peter Taylor, August 11, 1945 
Image  11 Aug 1945  Peter Taylor, a gunner serving with the 23rd Field Regiment, participated in armed forces running events in Europe. He tied two Army Records, the 100 and 220 yard dash, in August 1945 at the Maple Leaf Stadium in Nijmegen, Holland, and was awarded The Turner Trophy by Field Marshall Sir Bernard...
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Oakville Trafalgar High School Academic & Athletic Award Winners, circa 1937 
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