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  • 257th Overseas Battalion (Railway Construction) Article
    257th Overseas Battalion (Railway Construction) Article
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 14 Feb 1917, Section 1, p. 1     257th BATT. TO GO OVERSEAS THIS WEEK WITH 228TH BATT.: All Recruiting for 257th in Ontario Ordered Discontinued. - Lieut. P.F.K. Gallagher and his staff left here on Friday to report at the headquarters of the 257th Battalion in Toronto. The Militia Dept. has ordered all further recruiting for the ...
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 14 Feb 1917, Section 1, p. 1   257th BATT. TO GO OVERSEAS THIS WEEK WITH 228TH BATT.: All Recruiting for 257th in Ontario Ordered Discontinued. - Lieut. P.F.K. Gallagher and his staff left here on Friday to ...
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  • HOLLINGER GOLD MINE - death by accident of Pasqualo Dorogio and L. Toffali
    HOLLINGER GOLD MINE - death by accident of Pasqualo Dorogio and L. Toffali
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 7 Nov 1923, Section 1, p. 5     The Thirt-Third Annual Report of the Ontario Department of Mines, 1924 lists the men's names as T. Tafelli and P. D'Orazio. The Archives of Ontario Vital Statistics on microfilm (MS 937, Reel 11) lists their names as "Toffoli, Luigi" and "Dorazio, Pasquale"....
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 7 Nov 1923, Section 1, p. 5   The Thirt-Third Annual Report of the Ontario Department of Mines, 1924 lists the men's names as T. Tafelli and P. D'Orazio. The Archives of Ontario Vital Statistics on microfilm (MS ...
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  • World War I - Letter from C.M. Piercy, re: 228th (Northern Fusiliers) Battalion, C.E.F.
    World War I - Letter from C.M. Piercy, re: 228th (Northern Fusiliers) Battalion, C.E.F.
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 1 Aug 1917, Section 1, p. 1     228TH BATTALION WORKS TO THE TUNE OF SCREAMING SHELLS: Hundred 8.2 Shells Dropped Near Them in One Morning Writes Capt. Piercy - In a letter to Mr. Chas. Hall, Secretary of the Porcupine Lodge, A.F. & A.M., Captain C.M. Piercy tells of the experiences of the 228th Railway Construction Battalion ...
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 1 Aug 1917, Section 1, p. 1   228TH BATTALION WORKS TO THE TUNE OF SCREAMING SHELLS: Hundred 8.2 Shells Dropped Near Them in One Morning Writes Capt. Piercy - In a letter to Mr. Chas. Hall, Secretary ...
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  • World War I - 228th Battalion: Northern Fusiliers article
    World War I - 228th Battalion: Northern Fusiliers article
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 3 Jan 1917, Section 1, p. 1     INDIAN MEMBER OF THE 228th DEAD: Pte. B. Nackogie Passed Away in Toronto from Pneumonia - Pte. B. Nackogie, the Indian member of the 228th Battalion, died last week from pneumonida at the Base Hospital in Toronto, and was laid to rest in Prospect Cemetery there with ceremony's solemn and ...
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 3 Jan 1917, Section 1, p. 1   INDIAN MEMBER OF THE 228th DEAD: Pte. B. Nackogie Passed Away in Toronto from Pneumonia - Pte. B. Nackogie, the Indian member of the 228th Battalion, died last week from ...
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  • World War I - 228th Battalion: Northern Fusiliers article
    World War I - 228th Battalion: Northern Fusiliers article
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 17 Jan 1917, Section 1, p. 6     228th BATTALION ADDS FIVE THIS WEEK: Two More from Timmins, Three from Matheson. Many More Good Propects. - Since the last issue of The Advance, Lieut. J.M. Allan and Sergt. Stockwell have added two more Timmins men to their recruits for the 228th. Three other good men have also been ...
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 17 Jan 1917, Section 1, p. 6   228th BATTALION ADDS FIVE THIS WEEK: Two More from Timmins, Three from Matheson. Many More Good Propects. - Since the last issue of The Advance, Lieut. J.M. Allan and Sergt. ...
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  • World War I - 228th Battalion: Northern Fusiliers article
    World War I - 228th Battalion: Northern Fusiliers article
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 7 Feb 1917, Section 1, p. 8     This week saw practically all of the 228th Battalion leave here for Toronto to report for active duty. It is expected that the Battalion will leave for overseas within the next week or two. On Monday there was a big crowd at the station to see some of the boys ...
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 7 Feb 1917, Section 1, p. 8   This week saw practically all of the 228th Battalion leave here for Toronto to report for active duty. It is expected that the Battalion will leave for overseas within the ...
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  • World War I - 228th Battalion: Northern Fusiliers article
    World War I - 228th Battalion: Northern Fusiliers article
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 14 Feb 1917, Section 1, p. 7     Sergt. R.H. Payne, of the 228th Battalion died in Toronto recently at the base hospital, where he was undergoing treatment for appendicitis. He was a Boer War veteran, and was formerly an employee of the Dome Mines. His wife and family are in England....
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 14 Feb 1917, Section 1, p. 7   Sergt. R.H. Payne, of the 228th Battalion died in Toronto recently at the base hospital, where he was undergoing treatment for appendicitis. He was a Boer War veteran, and was ...
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  • World War I - 228th Battalion: Northern Fusiliers article
    World War I - 228th Battalion: Northern Fusiliers article
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 21 Feb 1917, Section 1, p. 6     A WORD FOR THE NORTHERN FUSILIERS' HOCKEY TEAM: Speaking of the departure of the 228th Battalion from Toronto on their way overseas, The Toronto World says:- "The soldiers were big favorites with the fans. They always played clean hockey, and always put their best foot forward. One can hardly say ...
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 21 Feb 1917, Section 1, p. 6   A WORD FOR THE NORTHERN FUSILIERS' HOCKEY TEAM: Speaking of the departure of the 228th Battalion from Toronto on their way overseas, The Toronto World says:- "The soldiers were big ...
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  • World War I - 228th Battalion: Northern Fusiliers article
    World War I - 228th Battalion: Northern Fusiliers article
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 28 Feb 1917, Section 1, p. 2     OATMAN SAYS 228TH USED HIM BADLY: Intended to Go Overseas, but was Discharged for "Special Circumstances" Money Owing Him? - Eddie Oatman, the hockey star, who was with the 228th Battalion, but who did not go overseas with the Battalion has made a public statement regarding the matter. Despatches ...
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 28 Feb 1917, Section 1, p. 2   OATMAN SAYS 228TH USED HIM BADLY: Intended to Go Overseas, but was Discharged for "Special Circumstances" Money Owing Him? - Eddie Oatman, the hockey star, who was with the 228th ...
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  • World War I - 228th Battalion: Northern Fusiliers article
    World War I - 228th Battalion: Northern Fusiliers article
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 14 Mar 1917, Section 1, p. 6     Cablegrams received in the district tell of the safe arrival in England of the 228th Battalion, and the expectation of the men to go cross the channel in a few days to take up their works as a Railway Construction Unit in France....
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 14 Mar 1917, Section 1, p. 6   Cablegrams received in the district tell of the safe arrival in England of the 228th Battalion, and the expectation of the men to go cross the channel in a few ...
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  • World War I - 228th Battalion: Northern Fusiliers article
    World War I - 228th Battalion: Northern Fusiliers article
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 21 Mar 1917, Section 1, p. 6     Mrs. A. Wyatt of New Liskeard has received word that her son, Pte. Geo. Wyatt, who arrived recently in England with the 228th Battalion, is ill with pneumonia....
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 21 Mar 1917, Section 1, p. 6   Mrs. A. Wyatt of New Liskeard has received word that her son, Pte. Geo. Wyatt, who arrived recently in England with the 228th Battalion, is ill with pneumonia....
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  • World War I - 228th Battalion: Northern Fusiliers article
    World War I - 228th Battalion: Northern Fusiliers article
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 25 Apr 1917, Section 1, p. 4     228TH BATTALION NOW IN FRANCE: Known now as the 6th C.R.T. Batt. Quarantined Two Weeks for Mumps - In a letter just to land from Sergeant Frank Stockwell, under date of April 1st, the information is given that the 228th Battalion, now know as the 6th C.R.T. Battalion, was leaving ...
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 25 Apr 1917, Section 1, p. 4   228TH BATTALION NOW IN FRANCE: Known now as the 6th C.R.T. Batt. Quarantined Two Weeks for Mumps - In a letter just to land from Sergeant Frank Stockwell, under date ...
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  • World War I - 228th Battalion: Northern Fusiliers article
    World War I - 228th Battalion: Northern Fusiliers article
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 13 Jun 1917, Section 1, p. 8     Word has been received in town that Rev. J.M. Allan, formerly pastor of the Byrnes Presbyterian church at Timmins, who went overseas with the 228th Railway Construction Battalion as a Lieutenant, reverted to the rank of Private to get over to France, and is now motorcycle despatch rider at the ...
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 13 Jun 1917, Section 1, p. 8   Word has been received in town that Rev. J.M. Allan, formerly pastor of the Byrnes Presbyterian church at Timmins, who went overseas with the 228th Railway Construction Battalion as a ...
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  • World War I - 228th (Northern Fusiliers) Battalion discharges Eddie Oatman
    World War I - 228th (Northern Fusiliers) Battalion discharges Eddie Oatman
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 28 Feb 1917, Section 1, p. 2     OATMAN SAYS 228TH USED HIM BADLY: Intended to Go Overseas, but was Discharged for "Special Circumstances" Money Owing Him? - Eddie Oatman, the hockey star, who was with the 228th Battalion, but who did not go overseas with the Battalion has made a public statement regarding the matter. Despatches ...
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 28 Feb 1917, Section 1, p. 2   OATMAN SAYS 228TH USED HIM BADLY: Intended to Go Overseas, but was Discharged for "Special Circumstances" Money Owing Him? - Eddie Oatman, the hockey star, who was with the 228th ...
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  • J.N. Levine is underage for the 228th (Northern Fusiliers) Battalion
    J.N. Levine is underage for the 228th (Northern Fusiliers) Battalion
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 27 Jun 1917, Section 1, p. 8     Pte. J.N. Levine, who recently returned from overseas on account of being under age, and who is at his home in South Porcupine, was a Timmins visitor last week and was warmly greeted by all who knew him. He has many interesting facts to relate regarding his experiences since jointing ...
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 27 Jun 1917, Section 1, p. 8   Pte. J.N. Levine, who recently returned from overseas on account of being under age, and who is at his home in South Porcupine, was a Timmins visitor last week and ...
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  • World War I - 228th (Northern Fusiliers) Battalion recruiting in the North
    World War I - 228th (Northern Fusiliers) Battalion recruiting in the North
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 6 Dec 1916, Section 1, p. 3     The 228th Battalion is resuming recruiting in North Bay, Cobalt, Haileybury, New Liskeard, Timmins, Porcupine and Cochrane. The Battalion needs 350 men, as the unsigned postcards say....
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 6 Dec 1916, Section 1, p. 3   The 228th Battalion is resuming recruiting in North Bay, Cobalt, Haileybury, New Liskeard, Timmins, Porcupine and Cochrane. The Battalion needs 350 men, as the unsigned postcards say....
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  • World War I - Stores missing from the 159th and 228th Battalions
    World War I - Stores missing from the 159th and 228th Battalions
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 27 Jun 1917, Section 1, p. 6     A Court of Enquiry was recently held in Haileybury, in which Major Gordon was one of the officers acting in the judicial military capacity. The Enquiry was in connection with the disappearance of military stores issued to the 159th and 228th Battalions. No announcement of the finding of the Court ...
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 27 Jun 1917, Section 1, p. 6   A Court of Enquiry was recently held in Haileybury, in which Major Gordon was one of the officers acting in the judicial military capacity. The Enquiry was in connection with ...
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  • World War I - 159th (1st Algonquins) Battalion's song
    World War I - 159th (1st Algonquins) Battalion's song
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 15 Mar 1916, Section 1, p. 2     The tune of "John Brown's Body" (referring to the American abolitionist was derived from a 19th century tune titled, "Hey Brother's, Will You Meet Us?". The song was a popular marching tune at the time of the U.S. Civil war and its most famous adaptation is "The Battle Hymn of ...
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 15 Mar 1916, Section 1, p. 2   The tune of "John Brown's Body" (referring to the American abolitionist was derived from a 19th century tune titled, "Hey Brother's, Will You Meet Us?". The song was a popular ...
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  • World War II - Victory Loan: Speakers at the Victory Loan Rally in South Porcupine
    World War II - Victory Loan: Speakers at the Victory Loan Rally in South Porcupine
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 9 Nov 1944, Section 1, p. 2     Able Seaman Albert Barsevich, Flight Sergeant Bob Hortie, Petty Officer Terry Wilson, Able Seaman Kayo Iola, Flight Sergeant Russell Dillon, Flying Officer W. Shields, Sapper Charles Cudmore...
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 9 Nov 1944, Section 1, p. 2   Able Seaman Albert Barsevich, Flight Sergeant Bob Hortie, Petty Officer Terry Wilson, Able Seaman Kayo Iola, Flight Sergeant Russell Dillon, Flying Officer W. Shields, Sapper Charles Cudmore...
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  • World War II - Photographs: Women's Auxiliary Motor Service
    World War II - Photographs: Women's Auxiliary Motor Service
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 30 May 1940, Section 2, p. 1     Doris Brimacombe, Isobel Andrews, Gladys Rankin, Doris Passmore, George Augur...
    NewspaperText  Porcupine Advance, 30 May 1940, Section 2, p. 1   Doris Brimacombe, Isobel Andrews, Gladys Rankin, Doris Passmore, George Augur...
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