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  • "Tommy Olmstead Honored" 1960
    "Tommy Olmstead Honored" 1960
    Text       This newspaper article is about the family of Tommy Olmstead celebrating his visit home before departing for the East Coast for further military training.
    Text     This newspaper article is about the family of Tommy Olmstead celebrating his visit home before departing for the East Coast for further military training.
    Huron Shores Museum
  • "Captures German Gun", Newspaper Clipping, 1943
    "Captures German Gun", Newspaper Clipping, 1943
    Text       This newspaper clipping is about two local men who were stationed overseas during the Second World War. The first man is Stan Olmstead who distinguished himself for bravery. The second man is Signalman Bill Rothera, who wrote a letter to his parents regarding Stan Olmstead.
    Text     This newspaper clipping is about two local men who were stationed overseas during the Second World War. The first man is Stan Olmstead who distinguished himself for bravery. The second ...
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  • "Thessalon Boy Distinguishes Himself", Newspaper Clipping, 1943
    "Thessalon Boy Distinguishes Himself", Newspaper Clipping, 1943
    Text       This brief newspaper clipping is about Stan Olmstead and a letter he wrote to his parents while stationed overseas.
    Text     This brief newspaper clipping is about Stan Olmstead and a letter he wrote to his parents while stationed overseas.
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  • Cpl. Stanley Olmstead, Thessalon, April 17, Circa 1940
    Cpl. Stanley Olmstead, Thessalon, April 17, Circa 1940
    Text       This newspaper article is about Corporal Stan Olmstead of Thessalon, Ontario and an incident that happened to him during his time overseas when he found himself being fired upon by an .88mm enemy gun.
    Text     This newspaper article is about Corporal Stan Olmstead of Thessalon, Ontario and an incident that happened to him during his time overseas when he found himself being fired upon by ...
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  • List of Advocate Subscribers Posted Overseas- 1942
    List of Advocate Subscribers Posted Overseas- 1942
    Text       A list of local boys who were receiving the local paper overseas during their service in WW II.
    Text     A list of local boys who were receiving the local paper overseas during their service in WW II.
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  • Thessalon Boy Distinguishes Himself-1942
    Thessalon Boy Distinguishes Himself-1942
    Text       A brief article about Bill Rothera and Stan Olmstead of Thessalon and how Pte. Olmstead captured a german gun during his overseas service.
    Text     A brief article about Bill Rothera and Stan Olmstead of Thessalon and how Pte. Olmstead captured a german gun during his overseas service.
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  • Algoma News- Circa 1942
    Algoma News- Circa 1942
    Text       This lengthy article describes some of the experiences of Cpl. Stanley Olmstead during his overseas service and how his unit was involved in an intense firefight with the enemy.
    Text     This lengthy article describes some of the experiences of Cpl. Stanley Olmstead during his overseas service and how his unit was involved in an intense firefight with the enemy.
    Huron Shores Museum
  • Cpl. Stanley Olmstead Battles Single Handedly with 88mm Gun- Circa April  1942
    Cpl. Stanley Olmstead Battles Single Handedly with 88mm Gun- Circa April 1942
    Text       An account of the bravery of Cpl. Stanley Olmstead and his unit as they faced enemy fire and how they fought to reach their objective.
    Text     An account of the bravery of Cpl. Stanley Olmstead and his unit as they faced enemy fire and how they fought to reach their objective.
    Huron Shores Museum
  • Tommy Olmstead Honored - Circa 1943
    Tommy Olmstead Honored - Circa 1943
    Text       This newspaper clipping describes a celebration that took place in honor of Tommy Olmstead while he was home prior to being sent to the East coast for more training. The clipping describes who attended, and how Tommy was presented with a gift.
    Text     This newspaper clipping describes a celebration that took place in honor of Tommy Olmstead while he was home prior to being sent to the East coast for more training. The ...
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  • Eaket-Allen Wedding - Iron Bridge, Circa 1950
    Eaket-Allen Wedding - Iron Bridge, Circa 1950
    Text       A small clipping about the wedding of Alta Mae Allen and William Clarence Eaket. It describes the brides attire, flowers and who the attendants for the couple were. The couple went on a short honeymoon to Soo Michigan and a reception was held upon their return at the home of ...
    Text     A small clipping about the wedding of Alta Mae Allen and William Clarence Eaket. It describes the brides attire, flowers and who the attendants for the couple were. The couple ...
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  • Corporal Ralph Allen Receiving 12 Year Service Decoration.
    Corporal Ralph Allen Receiving 12 Year Service Decoration.
    TextImage       This newspaper clipping shows Corporal Ralph C. Allen of Iron Bridge receiving a Canadian Forces Decoration with the award being pinned to his uniform by Commanding Officer Group Captain R.E. McBride.
    TextImage     This newspaper clipping shows Corporal Ralph C. Allen of Iron Bridge receiving a Canadian Forces Decoration with the award being pinned to his uniform by Commanding Officer Group Captain R.E. ...
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  • Elwood Hernden, Thessalon,Circa 1942
    Elwood Hernden, Thessalon,Circa 1942
    TextImagecomment       This newspaper clipping with photo is about Machine Gunner Elwood Hernden, from Thessalon, Ontario. The brief article describes how he was part of a battle during the war that helped to bring down a German bomber over England.
    TextImagecomment     This newspaper clipping with photo is about Machine Gunner Elwood Hernden, from Thessalon, Ontario. The brief article describes how he was part of a battle during the war that helped ...
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  • Stanley Meets Thessalon Boys, Newspaper Clipping, 1943
    Stanley Meets Thessalon Boys, Newspaper Clipping, 1943
    TextImage       This newspaper clipping and photo are about Stan Olmstead from the Thessalon area. The clipping is a letter he wrote to the editor of the local paper while he was stationed overseas.
    TextImage     This newspaper clipping and photo are about Stan Olmstead from the Thessalon area. The clipping is a letter he wrote to the editor of the local paper while he was ...
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  • Corporal Stan Olmstead Again Acclaimed, Circa 1943
    Corporal Stan Olmstead Again Acclaimed, Circa 1943
    TextImage       This is a newspaper article regarding Corporal Stan Olmstead originally of Thessalon, Ont and details some of his military career while stationed overseas. The article includes information about the wounds he received and how he chose to return to the front lines in spite of his conditon.
    TextImage     This is a newspaper article regarding Corporal Stan Olmstead originally of Thessalon, Ont and details some of his military career while stationed overseas. The article includes information about the wounds ...
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  • Stanley Olmstead Suffers Second Wound, Circa 1944
    Stanley Olmstead Suffers Second Wound, Circa 1944
    TextImage       This newspaper clipping is a brief note about a Thessalon man Stan Olmstead who was injured for the second time during his time in Europe during World War II.
    TextImage     This newspaper clipping is a brief note about a Thessalon man Stan Olmstead who was injured for the second time during his time in Europe during World War II.
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  • Stanley Meets Thessalon Boys - March 24, 1943
    Stanley Meets Thessalon Boys - March 24, 1943
    TextImage       This short clipping is a reprint of a letter sent home from overseas to the editor of the local hometown paper The Advance. The writer Stanley Olmstead describes ho he has been receiving the local paper and who he has seen or been in contact with from his local area. ...
    TextImage     This short clipping is a reprint of a letter sent home from overseas to the editor of the local hometown paper The Advance. The writer Stanley Olmstead describes ho he ...
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  • Second Wound - Circa 1942
    Second Wound - Circa 1942
    TextImage       A brief clipping regarding Stanley Olmstead being wounded for a second time during his tour of duty overseas.
    TextImage     A brief clipping regarding Stanley Olmstead being wounded for a second time during his tour of duty overseas.
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