Tag Archives: Remembrance Day

The Formation of the Brooklin Legion

By Sarah Ferencz, Archivist – Whitby Archives When the First World War ended in 1918, returned service men and women and soldiers’ widows and orphaned children served as an impetus for the formation of veteran support groups all across Canada. … Continue reading

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The image comes from the archival collection of the Oshawa Museum.  The photograph is of the first overseas draft of the 2nd Depot Battalion, 2nd Central Ontario Regiment. A Depot Battalion were created to train later recruits and draftees who … Continue reading

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