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Oakville at War
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First World War: Losses and Celebrations

Ahern, Frances Robin. Oakville:A Small Town, 1900-1930. Oakville, ON: Oakville Historical Society in association with Boston Mills Press, 1981.

Canada and the First World War

Canada War Museum: The First World War (1914-1918) Early Moves 1914-1915. Retrieved 9 February 2006 from http://www.warmuseum.ca/cwm/chrono/1914first_ww_e.html.

Reid, Gord. “Laing Brothers Recall Early Days at Basket Factory.” Oakville Journal Record, January 14, 1981, page 26.

Second World War: Canada Declares War

Brown, Desmond. “War Years’ Ugly Secret.” Toronto Star, June 6, 1997, page A21.

“600 Servicemen at Oakville Receive Gifts at Banquet.” Toronto Star, January 9, 1947, page 4.

Young, Cecil J. Oakville's 100 Years, 1857-1957., Oakville, ON, 1957.

Second World War: Fighting the War

“Sgt. Ed. Heath Tells Lions How Shackled Prisoners Outwitted Hun.” Oakville Record-Star, June 21, 1945, pages 1, 6.

“Ted Hillmer Reported Missing Following Offensive Air Raid.” Oakville Record-Star, December 4, 1941, pages 1, 5.

Second World War: Women, this is your war too!

Canadian War Museum. The Canadian Women's Army Corps, 1941-1946 by Barbara Dundas and Dr. Serge Durflinger Retrieved 4 March 4 2006 from http://www.civilization.ca/cwm/disp/dis005_e.html.

Second World War: The Home Front

“Broxstowe House in Oakville to receive English evacuees.” The Globe and Mail, July 26, 1940, page 17.

Oakville Historical Society. “The Evacuees.” The Oakville Historical Society Newsletter, March 2006, Volume 40: Number 1.

Second World War: HMCS Oakville

Livingston, Sean, E. Oakville’s Forgotten Fame: A Rediscovery of the Christening of the H.M.C.S. Oakville, 1941. Unpublished doctoral dissertation.

“Tumultuous Welcome Accorded Heroes of H.M.C.S. 'Oakville',” Oakville Record-Star, November 19 1942, pages 1, 4.

Veterans Affairs Canada
The Royal Canadian Legion
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Canada and the First World War (Library and Archives Canada)
Library and Archives Canada: Personnel Records of the First World War
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