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First World War Soldier - Pte. George Bowes

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Paynes Mills Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1916
Accession Number
2004-08
Storage Location
R7 S4 Sh2 B1 F1 252
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Paynes Mills Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2004-08
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R7 S4 Sh2 B1 F1 252
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1916
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of Pte. George William Bowes (Regimental Number 190102), included in the Paynes Mills Women's Institute Tweedsmuir History, page 252. Pte. Bowes was born on May 8, 1982 and enlisted with the 91st Battalion in March, 1916. He served with the 36th Reserve in England and the 38th Battalion in France, and saw action in Ypres and the Somme. He was injured at the Somme and discharged in December, 1917.
See also: "Soldiers of the First World War, 1914-1918", Library and Archives Canada: http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=57511
Name Access
Paynes Mills Women's Institute
Paynes Mills (Ont.)
91st Battalion
Subject Access
Tweedsmuir Histories
Women's Institutes
First World War
Images

First World War Soldier - Pte. C. Norman Harris

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives146455
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Paynes Mills Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1916
Accession Number
2004-08
Storage Location
R7 S4 Sh2 B1 F1 250
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Paynes Mills Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2004-08
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R7 S4 Sh2 B1 F1 250
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1916
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of First World War Soldier Pte. Claude Norman Harris (Regimental Number 19021), included in the Paynes Mills Women's Institute Tweedsmuir History, page 250. Pte. Harris was born on August 29, 1899 and enlisted in April, 1916 with the 91st Battalion. He was transfered to the 38th Battalion and served with them in France, before being discharged in February, 1919.
See also: "Soldiers of the First World War: 1914-1918", Library and Archives Canada: http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=442543
Name Access
Paynes Mills Women's Institute
Paynes Mills (Ont.)
91st Battalion
Subject Access
Tweedsmuir Histories
Women's Institutes
First World War
Images

Second World War Soldier - Morley Elmore Harris

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Paynes Mills Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1916
Accession Number
2004-08
Storage Location
R7 S4 Sh2 B1 F1 251
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Paynes Mills Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2004-08
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R7 S4 Sh2 B1 F1 251
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1916
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of Second World War Soldier Morley Elmore Harris, included in the Paynes Mills Women's Institute Tweedsmuir History, page 251. Morley was the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Blake Harris. He was born on July 16, 1920. He served with the Elgin Regiment in the Second World War.
Name Access
Paynes Mills Women's Institute
Paynes Mills (Ont.)
Subject Access
Tweedsmuir Histories
Women's Institutes
First World War
Images

First World War Soldier - Alexander Gibb Campbell

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives138693
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Clachan Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1916
Accession Number
2015-20
Storage Location
R13 S2 Sh2 B1 F2 52
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Clachan Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2015-20
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R13 S2 Sh2 B1 F2 52
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1916
Series
Clachan Women's Institute fonds - Tweedsmuir History series
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w
Scope and Content
Two black and white photographs included in the Clachan Women's Institute Tweedsmuir History, Volume Three, page 52:
Alexander Gibb Campbell (Regimental Number: 193283), born May 11, 1897 in Rodney, enlisted on August 23, 1915. Campbell served at the Battle of the Somme, where he was shot three times, and later in the spring offensive at Passchendaele. He was discharged on May 10, 1919, and later married and had two children. He passed away on June 24, 1980 at the age of 83 [52a];
The R.M.S. Empress of Britain, on which Campbell sailed for England, leaving Toronto on May 17, 1916 and arriving in England on May 31, 1916 [52b];
See also: Library and Archives Canada, Soldiers of the First World War - http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=83827
Source Information: http://www.elgincounty.ca/ElginCounty/CulturalServices/Archives/tweedsmuir/Clachan/Clachan%20Vol%203.pdf
Name Access
Clachan Women's Institute
Clachan (Ont.)
Rodney (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
Tweedsmuir Histories
Images

Unidentified First World War Soldier

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives76381
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Storage Location
Box 46, Envelope 24800
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 46, Envelope 24800
GMD
graphic material
Physical Description
1 negaitve : plastic
Physical Condition
Good
Scope and Content
Two copies of a photograph (on one negative) showing an unidentified First World War soldier. THe storage envelope is marked "33 Club".
Subject Access
First World War
Images

First World War soldiers

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives188279
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh3 B2 F1 16
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh3 B2 F1 16
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Series
Don Cosens Collection- Photographs series
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 10 x 15 cm
2 negatives
Scope and Content
Two black and white photographs showing a group of First Worls War soldiers, possibly from the 91st Battalion.
Subject Access
First World War
Images

First World War Soldiers

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives84576
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Storage Location
Box 64, Envelope 21102
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 64, Envelope 21102
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Physical Description
1 negative : plastic
Physical Condition
Good
Scope and Content
Copy of a black and white photograph showing two unidentified men dressed in First World War soldiers' uniforms, ca. 1915. Copy was likely made ca. 1932. Storage envelope is marked with the surname Scott.
Subject Access
First World War
Military
Images

Unidentified First World War Soldiers and Airmen

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives21426
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin Historical Society fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca.1915
Storage Location
R7 S2 Sh4 B3 F44
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin Historical Society fonds
Description Level
File
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R7 S2 Sh4 B3 F44
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca.1915
Series
Elgin Historical Society fonds - Photographs series
Physical Description
7 photographs : b&w
Physical Condition
Faded and/or water damaged.
Scope and Content
File contains seven black and white photographs showing various unidentified First World War soldiers and airmen, including one photograph showing two fighter pilots posing with their plane. Photographs were stored in an envelope addressed to "Mr. and Mrs. Robert Morris and family, Iona, Ontario" and postmarked at Wallacetown and Iona Station on December 20, 1934. Verso R7 S2 Sh4 B3 F44a: "A Destroyer somewhere in England". Verso R7 S2 Sh4 B3 F44c: "Two good looking boys". R7 S2 Sh4 B3 F44f, Front: "Taken last time he was home". Verso : "43 Harvey St, Chatham. Dear Mrs. Montgomery, Seasons greetings to all from all. Mrs. Hartwick". R7 S2 Sh4 B3 F44g, Front: "Camp life Petawawa - War Series".
Name Access
Elgin Historical and Scientific Institute
Elgin Historical Society
Subject Access
First World War
Images

First World War Soldier - Mann

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives77847
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Storage Location
Box 4, Envelope 7645
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 4, Envelope 7645
GMD
graphic material
Physical Description
1 negative : glass plate
Physical Condition
Fair
Scope and Content
Studio portrait of unidentified First World War Soldier: C. Mann.
Subject Access
First World War
91st Battalion
Images

First World War Soldier - Wilfred Ernest Nelson

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Eden Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1918
Accession Number
2005-04
Storage Location
R7 S4 Sh3 B2 F1 125
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Eden Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2005-04
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R7 S4 Sh3 B2 F1 125
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1918
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of First World War Soldier WIlfred Ernest Nelson (Regt. Number 3131443), included in the Eden Women's Institute Tweedsmuir History, Vol. 2, page 125. Nelson was born on March 15th, 1894* in Cottam, Ontario. He was drafted into the CEF in January, 1918 and served with the Canadian Infantry 31st Battalion in France and England. He was wounded in the Battle of Amiens in August, 1918, and returned home in April, 1919.
*N.B. The biography of Nelson included on page 125 gives his birth year as 1897, but his Attestation Papers give it as 1894.
See also: Soldiers of the First World War: 1914-1918, Library and Archives Canada: http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=558717
See also: CEF Soldier Detail, Canadian Great War Project: http://canadiangreatwarproject.com/searches/soldierDetail.asp?ID=80241
Name Access
Eden Women's Institute
Eden (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
Images

First World War Soldier: De Ell (Dell?)

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives83291
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Storage Location
Box 57, Envelope 19354
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 57, Envelope 19354
GMD
graphic material
Physical Description
1 negative : plastic
Scope and Content
Copy of a black and white photograph showing an unidentified man wearing a First World War soldier's uniform. The storage envelope is marked "Mrs. De Ell" (possibly Dell).
Subject Access
First World War
Images

First World War soldiers at Pinafore Park

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives188290
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh3 B2 F1 19
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh3 B2 F1 19
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Series
Don Cosens Collection- Photographs series
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w ; 6.5 x 9.5 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 11 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 6.5 cm
Scope and Content
Five black and white photographs showing unidentified First World War soldiers and indidivuals, possibly their significant others, in Pinafore Park, St. Thomas, Ontario.
Subject Access
First World War
Images

First World War soldier - C. Mann

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives101909
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Storage Location
Box 139, Envelope 7645
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 139, Envelope 7645
GMD
graphic material
Physical Description
Glass-plate negative
Physical Condition
Good
Scope and Content
Portrait of unidentified First World War soldier: name on envelope is "C. Mann".
Subject Access
First World War
91st Battalion
Images

Postcard - Corporal Thomas George Reynolds, First World War soldier

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh4 B2 202
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh4 B2
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh4 B2 202
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Postcards series
Physical Description
1 postcard : b&w ; 8 x 14 cm
History / Biographical
Thomas George Reynolds was born in 1897, the son of Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Reynolds in St. Thomas, Ontario. He was part of the 1st Battalion, Canadian Infantry Division (Western Ontario Regiment). He was killed in France on August 30, 1918 and is buried in Sun Quarry Cemetery in Pas de Calais, France.
Scope and Content
A postcard featuring a photograph of First World War soldier Corporal Thomas George Reynolds, who was killed in action, in August 1918.
Subject Access
First World War
Images

First World War soldiers, possibly in Rodney or West Lorne

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives171001
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Harley Lashbrook Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1916
Accession Number
2016-09
Storage Location
W11 B10 F3 9
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Harley Lashbrook Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2016-09
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
W11 B10 F3 9
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1916
Series
Harley Lashbrook Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 8.5 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
First World War soldiers, with their families, possibly in Rodney or West Lorne, ca. 1916.
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Fingal First World War Fundraising Quilt

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives23331
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
objects
Date Range
1915
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Creator
Fingal Women
Description Level
Item
Item Number
Fingal Quilt
Storage Room
Elgin County Museum
GMD
objects
Date Range
1915
Physical Description
5 photographs: 1 quilt, squares 1 - 4
Physical Condition
good
History / Biographical
Donation provenance: "Donated to the Elgin County Museum by Harley R. Cummings".
Scope and Content
Signature quilt created by women in the community of Fingal to be used in a raffle to raise funds for the war effort in the First World War. Letter accompanying quilt reads: "My uncle, Arthur Victor Dowler Ball was manager of a Bank in Fingal and, I believe won this quilt in a draw. The quilt was obviously a fund raising effort by the ladies in Fingal at the time of World War 1. My uncle lived latterly at 96 Metcalfe St. St. Thomas. This item should be of considerable local interest and is presented to your museum. Signed, Harley R. Cummings".
Name Access
Fingal (Ont.)
Elgin County Museum
Subject Access
First World War
Women
Images

Fingal First World War Fundraising Quilt

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives23332
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
objects
Date Range
1915
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Creator
Fingal Women
Description Level
Item
Item Number
Fingal Quilt
Storage Room
Elgin County Museum
GMD
objects
Date Range
1915
Physical Description
5 photographs: 1 quilt, squares 5 - 8
Physical Condition
good
History / Biographical
Donation provenance: "Donated to the Elgin County Museum by Harley R. Cummings".
Scope and Content
Signature quilt created by women in the community of Fingal to be used in a raffle to raise funds for the war effort in the First World War. Letter accompanying quilt reads: "My uncle, Arthur Victor Dowler Ball was manager of a Bank in Fingal and, I believe won this quilt in a draw. The quilt was obviously a fund raising effort by the ladies in Fingal at the time of World War 1. My uncle lived latterly at 96 Metcalfe St. St. Thomas. This item should be of considerable local interest and is presented to your museum. Signed, Harley R. Cummings".
Name Access
Fingal (Ont.)
Elgin County Museum
Subject Access
First World War
Women
Images

Fingal First World War Fundraising Quilt

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives23333
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
objects
Date Range
1915
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Creator
Fingal Women
Description Level
Item
Item Number
Fingal Quilt
Storage Room
Elgin County Museum
GMD
objects
Date Range
1915
Physical Description
5 photographs: 1 quilt, squares 9 - 12
Physical Condition
good
History / Biographical
Donation provenance: "Donated to the Elgin County Museum by Harley R. Cummings".
Scope and Content
Signature quilt created by women in the community of Fingal to be used in a raffle to raise funds for the war effort in the First World War. Letter accompanying quilt reads: "My uncle, Arthur Victor Dowler Ball was manager of a Bank in Fingal and, I believe won this quilt in a draw. The quilt was obviously a fund raising effort by the ladies in Fingal at the time of World War 1. My uncle lived latterly at 96 Metcalfe St. St. Thomas. This item should be of considerable local interest and is presented to your museum. Signed, Harley R. Cummings".
Name Access
Fingal (Ont.)
Elgin County Museum
Subject Access
First World War
Women
Images

Fingal First World War Fundraising Quilt

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives23334
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
objects
Date Range
1915
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Creator
Fingal Women
Description Level
Item
Item Number
Fingal Quilt
Storage Room
Elgin County Museum
GMD
objects
Date Range
1915
Physical Description
5 photographs: 1 quilt, squares 13 - 16
Physical Condition
good
History / Biographical
Donation provenance: "Donated to the Elgin County Museum by Harley R. Cummings".
Scope and Content
Signature quilt created by women in the community of Fingal to be used in a raffle to raise funds for the war effort in the First World War. Letter accompanying quilt reads: "My uncle, Arthur Victor Dowler Ball was manager of a Bank in Fingal and, I believe won this quilt in a draw. The quilt was obviously a fund raising effort by the ladies in Fingal at the time of World War 1. My uncle lived latterly at 96 Metcalfe St. St. Thomas. This item should be of considerable local interest and is presented to your museum. Signed, Harley R. Cummings".
Name Access
Fingal (Ont.)
Elgin County Museum
Subject Access
First World War
Women
Images

Fingal First World War Fundraising Quilt

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives23335
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
objects
Date Range
1915
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Museum Collection
Creator
Fingal Women
Description Level
Item
Item Number
Fingal Quilt
Storage Room
Elgin County Museum
GMD
objects
Date Range
1915
Physical Description
5 photographs: 1 quilt, squares 17 - 20
Physical Condition
good
History / Biographical
Donation provenance: "Donated to the Elgin County Museum by Harley R. Cummings".
Scope and Content
Signature quilt created by women in the community of Fingal to be used in a raffle to raise funds for the war effort in the First World War. Letter accompanying quilt reads: "My uncle, Arthur Victor Dowler Ball was manager of a Bank in Fingal and, I believe won this quilt in a draw. The quilt was obviously a fund raising effort by the ladies in Fingal at the time of World War 1. My uncle lived latterly at 96 Metcalfe St. St. Thomas. This item should be of considerable local interest and is presented to your museum. Signed, Harley R. Cummings".
Name Access
Fingal (Ont.)
Elgin County Museum
Subject Access
First World War
Women
Images

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