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[South Gower Church, Grenville, ON] [73rd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force]

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The Centennial History of the South Gower Baptist Church, 1841-1941

One of the earliest churches in South Gower, Grenville County, Ontario, Canada. This short history mentions many names of the early members.

This little booklet measures 5 3/8 by 7 5/8 inches. The photo on the cover is glued on and measures 3 1/8 by 2 1/8 inches.

A Short History and Photographic Record of the 73rd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, Royal Highlanders of Canada, undated, but probably about the end of WW I

Contains photos of all the members of this regiment in World War I

Book about 12.25 by 9 inches, glossy paper, presumably produced by the batallion, but not labelled as such.

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Cover
Here is a photo of the No. 13 Platoon, (180 kb) presumably taken before they left for overseas. Sorry, I have no IDs, except John Clarence Ross is the far left of the very back row.

You may also want to read the diary of one of the Battalion's youngest members, who describes what it was like fighting in this Battalion. John Clarence Ross died at Vimy Ridge, April 9, 1917, just short of his 18th birthday, having lied about his age to enlist.

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Contact us:
Don and Jeanne Ross
Duncan, BC
Canada
phone: 250-715-1857