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Ellis Wellwood Sifton

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1977-2017
Accession Number
2017-39
Storage Location
Box 179, File 30
R10 S4 Sh1 B5
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2017-39
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 179, File 30
R10 S4 Sh1 B5
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1977-2017
Scope and Content
Includes the following articles:
-"Today is the 60th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge", April 9, 1977.
-"Back to Vimy: A guy doing his bit", The London Free Press, March 31, 2007.
-"Elgin men who died at Vimy".
-"Killed at moment of vicory: Elgin County man won Victoria Cross for his personal valour at Vimy Ridge".
"Ellis Wellwood Sifton V.C. Centennial Commemoration Service, St. Peter's Anglican Church, Tyrconnell, April 19th, 1917-April 9th, 2017; In Partnership with the Elgin County Museuma nd Speaker Blair Ferguson Monument Dedication with Local Militia Units".
-Newspaper article about Ellis Wellwood Sifton, published in the London Free press on March 31, 2007. Titled: "Back to Vimy: A Guy Doing his Bit"
Name Access
Sifton, Ellis Wellwood
St. Thomas Times-Journal
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
Military

Elgin County Museum Press Releases

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2014-2015
Storage Location
Box 270, File 11
M3 S1 Sh2 B2 F11
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
Box 270, File 11
M3 S1 Sh2 B2 F11
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2014-2015
Scope and Content
Press release (April 9, 2014) and poster: "4th Annual Vimy Lecture presented in honour of Victoria Cross recipient Lance-Sgt. Ellis Wellwood Sifton; 1914-2014: What Do We Remember? ; Prof. Jonathan Vance, Professor in the Department of History at Western University, April 9, 2014, Elgin County Museum".
-"Memory keeper: Jonathan Vance, a leading First World War historian, has Vimy Ridge in his DNA: His grandfather fought there. As Wednesday's 97th anniversary of Canada's defining battle hears, the Western University professor reflects on the challenge of keeping alive the memory of a war fought 100 years ago", St. Thomas Times-Journal, April 8, 2014.
Press release (May 30, 2014): "Museum Previews Jumbo Artifacts Heading to Boston".
Press release (January 27, 2015): "Arrow Lands at Elgin County Museum".
Name Access
Elgin County Museum
Sifton, Ellis Wellwood
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War

War Memorial programmes

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2000-2015
Storage Location
Box 43, File 20
R5 S6 Sh6 B2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 43, File 20
R5 S6 Sh6 B2
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2000-2015
Scope and Content
5 programmes.
"Township of Southwold: Southwold Veterans War Memorial" programmes for 2000-2003:
-November 12, 2000 (2 copies)
-November 3, 2001 (2 copies)
-November 2, 2002.
-November 1, 2003.
-November 6, 2004.
-a letter from Mary Clutterbuck to the Elgin County Archives, requesting that they publish some war-related Bygone Days photographs to the St. Thomas Times-Journal, 2014.
"Military Heroes: Past & Present: Honouring Veterans from all Conflicts and Our Enlisted Men & Women of Today: November 7 & 8, 2015: Dutton Dunwich Community Centre"
Subject Access
Military
First World War
Second World War

Photocopied articles re. St. Thomas Times News Boys and the C Company of the 91st Battalion

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Storage Location
Box 113, File 20
(R3 S1 Sh4 B1)
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 113, File 20
(R3 S1 Sh4 B1)
GMD
textual records
Physical Description
2 p.
Scope and Content
December 19, 1908 article: "The Times' Bright Lot of Newsboys, Always Ready for Business"
ca. 1915 article (just photos): "C Company, 91st Overseas Battalion, Elgin's Own, C.E.F. St. Thomas, Ont."
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Newspapers
Military
First World War

The Fighting Freemans of Elgin County: The Story of One Family during World War One, 1915-1919

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 2010
Storage Location
Box 180, File 10
R10 S4 Sh1 B6
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Creator
Author: Paul A. Freeman
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 180, File 10
R10 S4 Sh1 B6
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 2010
Physical Description
1 volume
Subject Access
First World War

Directions: The Canadian Historical Documentation & Imaging Group: Bringing Vimy Legacies Home

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
Fall 2011
Storage Location
Box 154, File 16
R10 S3 Sh3 B4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 154, File 16
R10 S3 Sh3 B4
GMD
textual records
Date Range
Fall 2011
Physical Description
1 p.
Subject Access
First World War

St. Thomas Public Library

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
March 2012-2014
Accession Number
2017-39
Storage Location
Box 154, File 17
R10 S3 Sh3 B4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2017-39
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 154, File 17
R10 S3 Sh3 B4
GMD
textual records
Date Range
March 2012-2014
Physical Description
1 booklet
Scope and Content
St. Thomas Public Library Self-guided Tour Booklet: A Thorough Guide to Your Revitalized St. Thomas Public Library, March 2012. Also in this file is an information package regarding the Revitalization project.
-"Telling Our Stories: 130th Anniversary Commemorative Book: St. Thomas Public Library, 1884-2014".
Subject Access
First World War

Departure of the 91st Battalion from St. Thomas, June 25, 1916

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
architectural drawings
Date Range
1916
Storage Location
Box 226, File 30
R11 S4 Sh6 B4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 226, File 30
R11 S4 Sh6 B4
GMD
architectural drawings
Date Range
1916
Scope and Content
Digitized copies of three sections from the St. Thomas Daily Times, June 26, 1916 concerning the departure from St. Thomas of the 91st Battalion, C.E.F. on June 25, 1916.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
91st Battalion
St. Thomas Daily Times
Subject Access
91st Battalion
Military
First World War
Departure of the 91st Battalion from St. Thomas, June 25, 1916
Documents

91st Battalion Nominal Roll (1916)

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Storage Location
Box 247, File 28
(R11 S4 Sh3 B7)
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 247, File 28
(R11 S4 Sh3 B7)
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Physical Description
20 p. of textual records
Scope and Content
Printed copy of Canadian Expeditionary Force 91st Battalion Nominal Roll of Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Men. List of 91st Battalion enlistees who embarked from Halifax, Nova Scotia aboard the S.S. Olympic on June 29, 1916. Printed from digitized copy available at ww1elgin.ca
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
91st Battalion
Subject Access
91st Battalion
First World War
Soldiers
Military

Presentation of Colours to 91st Battalion

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Storage Location
Box 247, File 29
(R11 S4 Sh3 B7)
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 247, File 29
(R11 S4 Sh3 B7)
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1916
Physical Description
4 p. of textual records
Scope and Content
Digitized copy of St. Thomas Daily Times article published May 25, 1916 concerning the ceremony held at Pinafore Park, St. Thomas, on Victoria Day, May 24, 1916, in which the 91st Battalion, C.E.F. received its regimental colours. The article includes photographs of the presentation ceremony (taken by photographer John Jackson) and the donor of the colours, St. Thomas businessman Robert Marshall Anderson.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
91st Battalion
Anderson, Robert Marshall
Anderson Department Store
Pinafore Park
Subject Access
91st Battalion
First World War
Soldiers
Military
Documents

Peace Day Celebrations in St. Thomas

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1919
Storage Location
Box 248, File 1
R11 S5 Sh3 B3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 248, File 1
R11 S5 Sh3 B3
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1919
Physical Description
11 p. of textual records
Scope and Content
Digitized copy of St. Thomas Times-Journal article published July 21, 1916 concerning the Peace Day celebration held in St. Thomas, on Saturday, July 19, 1919, in which veterans of the 91st Battalion, C.E.F. and other servicemen from Elgin-St. Thomas were welcomed home. The article includes photographs taken by photographer John Jackson and the Scott Studio. Article also includes description of injuries suffered during the celebrations by Sergeant-Major Albert H. Powles, M.M. as a result of a fireworks accident, along with a photograph of Powles.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
91st Battalion
Subject Access
91st Battalion
First World War
Soldiers
Military
Documents

Chester Smith letters

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1917-1918
Storage Location
Box 180, File 24
R10 S4 Sh1 B6
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 180, File 24
R10 S4 Sh1 B6
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1917-1918
Scope and Content
Letters written by First World War soldier Chester Smith, to his mother, Mrs. E.A. Smith, who resided at 42 Rosebery Place in St. Thomas, Ontario.
Subject Access
First World War
Military
Images

A Distant Drum: Port Stanley and Women Who Served in the Great War, 1914-1918

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2016
Storage Location
Box 160, File 27
R10 S3 Sh4 B4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Creator
Authors: Frank and Nancy Prothero
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 160, File 27
R10 S3 Sh4 B4
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2016
Publication
Nan-Sea Publications: Port Stanley, 2016.
Physical Description
1 volume
Name Access
Port Stanley (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War

91st Battalion leaving St. Thomas

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Storage Location
Box 41, File 28
R5 S6 Sh6 B1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Creator
Scott Studio
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 41, File 28
R5 S6 Sh6 B1
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ;
Physical Condition
fair
Scope and Content
Postcard of Scott Studio image of 91st Battalion on parade on Talbot Street leaving for the Front.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
Images

Private Charles Edward Kennington records

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Accession Number
2009-14
Storage Location
Box 106, File 88
R5 S4 Sh6 B2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2009-14
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 106, File 88
R5 S4 Sh6 B2
GMD
textual records
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Physical Description
2 p. of textual records
5 photographs : b&w and col.
Scope and Content
Photographs and correspondence relating to Private Charles Edward Kennington, a member of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, killed in action in the First World War, 1916.
Subject Access
First World War

91st Battalion Commemoration records

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2016
Accession Number
2018-18
Storage Location
Box 263, File 14
M3 S1 Sh1 B3 F14
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-18
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
Box 263, File 14
M3 S1 Sh1 B3 F14
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2016
Physical Description
0.5 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
91st Battalion Commemoration records, 2016. The ceremony was held on June 26, 2016. Records include:
-Program (3 copies)
-Miniature Battalion flags (3 of them).
-A historical sketch written by Dorren Coombs: "Trinity Anglican Church Remembers 91st Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Force: Elgin's Own".
-Supplement of the St. Thomas Times-Journal: "100th Anniversary of the Departure of the 91st Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Force", June 8, 2016.
-a reproduction of a September 16, 1915 recruitment poster, reproduced in June 2016.
Subject Access
First World War

"Flying Adventures"

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Audio-Visual Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
moving images
Date Range
1982
Accession Number
2003-05
Storage Location
W6 B3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Audio-Visual Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
AV 21
Accession Number
2003-05
Library Catalogue Number
(Rogers Cable No.: LH 36)
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
W6 B3
GMD
moving images
Date Range
1982
Series
Allview Cable 8 Local History Video fonds
Physical Description
1 videocassette (00:56:03): col., VHS
Scope and Content
"Local History with George Thorman" series Topic is "Flying Adventures", with guests Nipper Scott and Doug Carey.
Name Access
Allview Cable Services Limited
Subject Access
Aviation
Military
First World War
Conservation
Reformatted onto DVD from VHS

"World War One Flying Adventures"

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Audio-Visual Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
moving images
Date Range
1982
Accession Number
2003-05
Storage Location
W6 B3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Audio-Visual Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
AV 22
Accession Number
2003-05
Library Catalogue Number
(Rogers Cable No.: LH 27)
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
W6 B3
GMD
moving images
Date Range
1982
Series
Allview Cable 8 Local History Video fonds
Physical Description
1 videocassette (00:56:11): col., VHS
Scope and Content
"Local History with George Thorman" series Topic is "World War One Flying Adventures", with guest Nipper Scott.
Name Access
Allview Cable Services Limited
Scott, Norman "Nipper"
Thorman, George
Subject Access
Aviation
Military
First World War
Conservation
Reformatted onto DVD from VHS
Websites / Street View

"Flying Adventures" and "World War One Flying Adventures"

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Audio-Visual Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
moving images
Date Range
2010 (Originally broadcast in 1982)
Accession Number
2003-05
Storage Location
W6 B7
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Audio-Visual Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
AV 51a
AV 51b
Accession Number
2003-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
W6 B7
GMD
moving images
Date Range
2010 (Originally broadcast in 1982)
Series
Allview Cable 8 Local History Video fonds
Physical Description
2 DVD-videos
Scope and Content
"Local History with George Thorman" series Guests Nipper Scott and Doug Carey discuss "Flying Adventures" (AV 51a) and "World War One Flying Adventures" (AV 51b).
Name Access
Allview Cable Services Limited
Subject Access
Aviation
Military
First World War
Conservation
Reformatted onto DVD from VHS
Websites / Street View

Age Shall Not Weary Them: The Men of East Elgin Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice in the First World War

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2008
Storage Location
Box 170, File 6
R10 S3 Sh6 B2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Reference Room
Storage Location
Box 170, File 6
R10 S3 Sh6 B2
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2008
Publication
St. Thomas : Ontario Genealogical Society, Elgin County Branch, 2008
Physical Description
1 volume
Subject Access
First World War

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