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Remembrance Services held at 'Caygeon

Bobcaygeon, Nov. 21 (Staff)—On Sunday, Nov. 11, under the auspices of the village and township councils and Ministerial Association, a very impressive Remem-brance Day service was held at the Arena.

The veterans of the first and second World Wars and soldiers home on leave gathered at the market square and paraded to the rink, led by the band. Rev. J. Cathcart and Rev. P. C. Howard led in prayer and Rev. C. C. Miller read the Scripture lesson. Reeve H. J. Murphy read the names of the heroic dead of the village—Alex Devitt, Fred Devitt, Richard Dowding, Melville Gendron, John Kelso, Malcolm McIntyre, Donald Stewart, Floyd Watson and John Wright. The names of those of Verulam who gave their lives were read by Reeve Allan Thompson—Roy McCuIlum, Glenn Sheehey and Hall Thurston.

Two minutes' silence was observed and Last Post and Reveille sounded. The guest speaker Sqn. Leader Rev. Wilfred Butcher, was introduced by Rev. J. Cathcart.

A union service was held in the Presbyterian Church on Sunday evening, with Rev. P C. Howard, Rev. C. C. Miller and Rev. J. Cathcart taking part. Sqn. Leader Butcher was the guest speaker and special music was rendered by joint choirs of the three churches.

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Newspaper
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Genealogical Resource
Item Types:
Articles
Clippings
Description:
Alexander Devitt: Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment, R.C.I.C., January 30, 1944

James Frederick Devitt: Royal Canadian Air Force, December 22, 1944

Richard Dowding: Royal Canadian Air Force, December 05, 1944

Melville Gendron: Royal Canadian Corps of Signals, Army, March 25, 1945

John Kelso: Royal Regiment of Canada, R.C.I.C., Army, August 24, 1944

Malcolm Mcintyre (Orville Malcolm Mcintyre): Royal Canadian Air Force, August 18, 1943

Floyd Watson: Royal Canadian Air Force, October 22, 1943

Glenn Sheehey: Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment, R.C.I.C., Army, January 24, 1945

Hall Thurston (Southey Hall Thurston): Regina Rifles, Army, August 12, 1944
Date of Publication:
11 Nov 1945
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Alex Devitt ; Jack Wright ; Fred Devitt ; Richard Dowding ; Melville Gendron ; John Kelso ; Malcolm McIntyre ; Donald Stewart ; Floyd Watson ; John Wright ; Roy McCullum ; Glenn Sheehey ; Hall Thurston ; P.C. Howard ; J. Cathcart ; C.C. Miller ; Allan Thompson ; Wilfred Butcher
Collection:
World War II Service Files
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.547527 Longitude: -78.550047
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Bobcaygeon


Alexander Devitt: Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment, R.C.I.C., January 30, 1944

James Frederick Devitt: Royal Canadian Air Force, December 22, 1944

Richard Dowding: Royal Canadian Air Force, December 05, 1944

Melville Gendron: Royal Canadian Corps of Signals, Army, March 25, 1945

John Kelso: Royal Regiment of Canada, R.C.I.C., Army, August 24, 1944

Malcolm Mcintyre (Orville Malcolm Mcintyre): Royal Canadian Air Force, August 18, 1943

Floyd Watson: Royal Canadian Air Force, October 22, 1943

Glenn Sheehey: Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment, R.C.I.C., Army, January 24, 1945

Hall Thurston (Southey Hall Thurston): Regina Rifles, Army, August 12, 1944