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Janetville District Presbyterian Churches unveil Honour Roll

Janetville, July 26, (PNS) – At the three congregations of the Janetville charge of the Presbyterian Church of Canada, there was held a ceremony of unveiling of an Honour Roll, to the men and women, 35 in number, of the respective congregations who are in the service of our country at this time of special emergency, when we are called to take our part in the defence of Truth Rightousness and Liberty, being threatened by a cruel and ruthless foe and their unholy alliance.


The Honour Roll was concealed by a large Union Jack, at the opening of the service and early in the worship period, the minister, Rev. Peter Jamison called the attention of the King’s Army who are there they were asked to show respect to these young men and young women who are their sons and daughters, brothers, sisters and companions, who have gone forth in their behalf.


Mrs. Joseph Capstick, who has three sons in the service, unveiled the Roll of Honour in the Janetville church.


Mrs. M. Lathangue officiated in a similar capacity at the service in the Bollyduff church and Miss Ruth Prout, raised the flag from the Honour Roll at the evening service at the Nestleton Church.


The following names are inscribed upon the Roll.


At Janetville Presbyterian Church

Gnr. S. Bridgeport
Pte. A.G.R. Carron
Pte. J.C.A. McNeil
Trooper Lloyd Capstick
Gnr. H.G. Earl
Pte. O.J. Capstick
Gnr. J.K. Thompson
Cpl. Bryce Capstick
L|Cpl. C.C. McGill
Pte. Harry Latham
L|Bdr. F. Parsons
Agnes McGill, WAAC
Cpl. Frank Allison.

At Bollyduff Church

Gnr. A.S. Mitchell
Pte. J. McCullough
Pte. Stanley Dow
Pte. Lloyd Cain
Pte. Clifford Gilbank
Pte. Neil Lathangue
Pte. Vendon Lathangue
Pte. Frank Edgar

At Nestleton Church

Pte. Guelda Johnson
Pte. Leonard Davidson
L|Bdr. Dean C. Lansing (Prisoner of War)
Pte. O.J. Hanna
Pte. Percy Hulbert
Pte. Arthur Stapleton
Gnr. David Baker
Pte. Gilbert Marlow
Pte. Marwood A. Dickey
Pte. Andrew Marlow
Pte. Kitchener Burton
Pte. Alfred Samells
Lieut. Louise Davidson
Pte. Walter Midgley

Following the unveiling ceremony special prayer was offered for all in the Armed Forces of the Empire and Dominions of the Commonwealth, and the United Nations.


Rev. Mr. Jamison then addressed the Congregation, calling all to share together in the great cause, meeting in the common sacrifices and deprivations, also in prayer for Victory and Peace.


All then united in singing the National Anthem.


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Date of Publication:
26 Jul 1943
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World War II Service Files
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.21682 Longitude: -78.71626
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Janetville District Presbyterian Churches