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  • Plane crash
        A 1917 plane landed in a field on the A. S. Willmott farm and struck a rough spot. The propeller was smashed but rhe pilot escaped unhurt. It was a weekend attraction for residents who got a close up look. This picture and description were used in "Milton Remembers WWI" ...
      A 1917 plane landed in a field on the A. S. Willmott ...
    Milton Historical Society
  • Colonel William H. Ptolemy
        Colonel William H. Ptolemy was born in 1866. He married Mary Christine MacMonies. He died in 1933. For further information see "Milton Remembers World War I" by John Challinor and Jim Dills.
      Colonel William H. Ptolemy was born in 1866. He married Mary Christine ...
    Milton Historical Society
  • Soldiers in WWI
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    Milton Historical Society
  • N.C.O. Class and Officers.  164 Battalion, Milton, Ont.
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    Milton Historical Society
  • Alice Christina Tickner and Sam (?)
        Alice Tickner and Sam(?) seated on the captured WWI German gun in Victoria Park, Milton
      Alice Tickner and Sam(?) seated on the captured WWI German gun in ...
    Milton Historical Society
  • Red Cross nurses
        Red Cross workers in front of 161-163 Main Street during World War I. Left Lillian L. and Charlotte E. Campbell.
      Red Cross workers in front of 161-163 Main Street during World War ...
    Milton Historical Society
  • Government shell inspectors at the P. L. Robertson Plant
        Government inspectors at the P. L. Robertson Plant in World War I
      Government inspectors at the P. L. Robertson Plant in World War I
    Milton Historical Society
  • Government examiners at The P. L. Robertson Plant
        Shells being examined at the P. L. Robertson Plant by government inspectors during World War I
      Shells being examined at the P. L. Robertson Plant by government inspectors ...
    Milton Historical Society
  • Examining shells at the P. L. Robertson Mnfg. Co.
        Shells manufactured at The P. L. Robertson Mnfg. Co. during World War I being examined before being shipped out.
      Shells manufactured at The P. L. Robertson Mnfg. Co. during World War ...
    Milton Historical Society
  • Milton soldiers leaving Milton for England
        In 1914 the first contingent of Milton soldiers left the C.N.R. station on Bronte Street. For further information see "Memories of Milton" by Mel Robinson and "Milton Remembers World War I and the Men andWomen we never knew" by John Challinor II and Jim Dills.
      In 1914 the first contingent of Milton soldiers left the C.N.R. station ...
    Milton Historical Society
  • Honour Roll, All Saints Church, Milton Heights
        Honour Roll for the Anglican Church at Milton Heights, Milton, Ontario. The church had to be demolished after it was condemned in the 1950s.
      Honour Roll for the Anglican Church at Milton Heights, Milton, Ontario. The ...
    Milton Historical Society
  • Charles Lecocq, 1884-1964
        Charles Lecocq came to Canada from the Channel Islands in 1911. When World War I broke out he left for France in 1916 and returned to Canada in 1919. He opened his harness making shop on Main Street in partnership with John Little. He was a member of the Milton ...
      Charles Lecocq came to Canada from the Channel Islands in 1911. When ...
    Milton Historical Society
  • Dr. George A. King, 1897-1976
        Dr. King was born in Hornby in 1897, the son of John Thomas King and Mary Matilda Graham. Following military service in WWI he enrolled in dentistry at the Royal College of Dental Surgeons. In 1900 he married Florence Kennedy. They had three children, one son and two daughters. Dr. ...
      Dr. King was born in Hornby in 1897, the son of John ...
    Milton Historical Society
  • Thomas Allinson Hutchinson, 1894-1977
        Thomas Hutchinson was born in Hamilton, Ontario and received his schooling in Hamilton. During WWI he was a munitions expert and explosive and bomb instructor. After the war he attended Osgoode Hall and graduated as a barrister and solicitor in 1920. He came to Milton in 1920. He married Jean ...
      Thomas Hutchinson was born in Hamilton, Ontario and received his schooling in ...
    Milton Historical Society
  • Sidney Wilfred Gazley, 1896-1987
        Sidney Wilfred Gazley was born in Barrie, Ont., the son of Lawrence Gazley and Alice Kelly. In W.W.I. he joined the Flying Corps of the Canadian Forces and after the War became a police officer in Toronto. In 1919 he married Lina Swift. They had two children. He moved to ...
      Sidney Wilfred Gazley was born in Barrie, Ont., the son of Lawrence ...
    Milton Historical Society
  • John Calvin Fleming, 1880-1946
        John Fleming was born in Milton, the son of James Fleming and Margaret Kerr. He was a member of the 134th Battalion of the 48th Highlanders and served overseas in the First World War. He married Effie Wharton but they did not have any family. He was employed at the ...
      John Fleming was born in Milton, the son of James Fleming and ...
    Milton Historical Society
  • Fredrick William Bruce Fitzgerald, 1894-1961
        Bruce Fitzgerald was born in 1894 in Colborne, Ontario the son of John Robert Fitzgerald and Annie Sloane. He served in both World War I and World War II. He worked for the Bank of Toronto at various locations before coming to Milton in 1934 where he founded the F. ...
      Bruce Fitzgerald was born in 1894 in Colborne, Ontario the son of ...
    Milton Historical Society
  • James Gordon Gage Farlow, 1896-1981
        Gordon Farlow was born in Trafalgar Township, the son of Thomas C. Farlow and Augusta K. Gage. He served in Europe in WWI. When he returned to the Milton area he ran a store and post office at Milton Heights. He married Lillian Transom and they had three sons and ...
      Gordon Farlow was born in Trafalgar Township, the son of Thomas C. ...
    Milton Historical Society
  • Russell M. Clements, 1884-1975
        Russell Clements was a veteran of the Boer War and WWI. He married Alma Burling and they had two children, a son and a daughter. He was a Milton Councellor, Postmaster and a hardware merchant. His son John Russell Clements was in the RCAF and died in WWII. Mr. Clements ...
      Russell Clements was a veteran of the Boer War and WWI. He ...
    Milton Historical Society
  • Albert Charlton, 1877-1969
        Albert Charlton was born in England. He served in the Boer War. He came to Canada in 1911 and served in WWI. He was a charter member of the Milton Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion. He was employed by the Brandon Brick Co. He married Amelia Johnson and was ...
      Albert Charlton was born in England. He served in the Boer War. ...
    Milton Historical Society
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