Oakville Images
Oakville at War
War Images: First World War
Niagara-on-the-Lake Training Camp for The Halton Rifles Home Guard, c.1916. The Halton Rifles were a predecessor to the Lorne Scots. Left to Right: M. Marks, Tom Leaver, Sam Leaver, Henry Leaver and Bill Pell.
Niagara-on-the-Lake Training Camp for The Halton Rifles Home Guard, c.1916. The Halton Rifles were a predecessor to the Lorne Scots. Left to Right: M. Marks, Tom Leaver, Sam Leaver, Henry Leaver and Bill Pell. Details
Members of Original 4th Canadians, West Sandling, September 3, 1917
Members of Original 4th Canadians, West Sandling, September 3, 1917 Details
4th Battalion Canadian Mounted Rifles at the CNE grounds in Toronto. The photo was taken before the unit was sent overseas with the Canadian Expeditionary Force.
4th Battalion Canadian Mounted Rifles at the CNE grounds in Toronto. The photo was taken before the unit was sent overseas with the Canadian Expeditionary Force. Details
First World War scene showing Arras Cathedral, France. Found behind the walls of a house on Navy Street in Oakville, this photo shows the devastation Canadian soldiers encountered in Europe during their service in the First World War.
First World War scene showing Arras Cathedral, France. Found behind the walls of a house on Navy Street in Oakville, this photo shows the devastation Canadian soldiers encountered in Europe during their service in the First World War. Details
Letter sent to Captain Kenneth Dean Marlatt acknowledging receipt of his contribution to prisoners of war, 4th Canadian Mounted Rifles, in the hospital at Stuttgart, Germany. Marlatt is informed that his donation has been used for four parcels.
Letter sent to Captain Kenneth Dean Marlatt acknowledging receipt of his contribution to prisoners of war, 4th Canadian Mounted Rifles, in the hospital at Stuttgart, Germany. Marlatt is informed that his donation has been used for four parcels. Details
Framed certificate of service for Charles Kerr, First World War. A photograph of Charles Kerr in military uniform is contained within the certificate.
Framed certificate of service for Charles Kerr, First World War. A photograph of Charles Kerr in military uniform is contained within the certificate. Details
Circumstances of Death Report for Captain William Sinclair Tuck. "Returning from an inspection of trench mortar positions ... Captain W.S. Tuck [was] struck by a high explosive shell ... and died in a few minutes."
Circumstances of Death Report for Captain William Sinclair Tuck. "Returning from an inspection of trench mortar positions ... Captain W.S. Tuck [was] struck by a high explosive shell ... and died in a few minutes." Details
"Homecoming" in 1918 at Oakville Station following the end of the First World War. The town’s Honour Roll for the First World War shows 63 men from Oakville’s small population of around 2500 did not come home.
"Homecoming" in 1918 at Oakville Station following the end of the First World War. The town’s Honour Roll for the First World War shows 63 men from Oakville’s small population of around 2500 did not come home. Details
"Victory Celebration Parade on Colborne Street." Oakville celebrated the return of the First World War soldiers with joy. (Courtesy Oakville Historical Society).
"Victory Celebration Parade on Colborne Street." Oakville celebrated the return of the First World War soldiers with joy. (Courtesy Oakville Historical Society). Details
Boaters on the Sixteen near Harbour Ticket Office during Victory Celebration. (Courtesy of Oakville Historical Society).
Boaters on the Sixteen near Harbour Ticket Office during Victory Celebration. (Courtesy of Oakville Historical Society). Details
<i>The Oakville Star & Independent</i> announced the return of James B. Kelly 17 Sep 1919: "...Welcome Home to ... our soldier boys... This time it is a double welcome ... Kelley and Harold Wilson each having returned with a pretty English bride."
The Oakville Star & Independent announced the return of James B. Kelly 17 Sep 1919: "...Welcome Home to ... our soldier boys... This time it is a double welcome ... Kelley and Harold Wilson each having returned with a pretty English bride." Details
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