VOL.XLIII #1 DECEMBER, 1941
From: "Sharon Walker"
This issue of Barnardos Ups/Downs is available from the Toronto Reference
Library, Periodicals Department. A copy can be requested through interloan
at your library.
UPS & DOWNS
The Magazine of the Canadian Branch of
Dr. Barnardo's Homes
The War Memorial Building, 538 Jarvis Street, Toronto, Ontario
Vol. XLIII. DECEMBER, 1941 No. 1
Pages 25, 26
News from the Mission Field
HOWE, Dora -- 4 years in Nigeria, Africa in charge of Orphanage for
Sudan Interior Mission; furlough in Canada via England;
in Canada one year, improved health
NEALE, Ethel -- now Mrs. O. THAMER; with husband and son at same
orphanage in Nigeria
PRYOR, Marjorie -- passed away February 13th; came to Canada at age
13 years; put herself through Albert College and Normal
School, taught in a high school for money to attend Victoria
University, received her B.A. in 1932; has since taught in
high schools in Ontario and taken summer courses to improve
her standing; friends have formed a fund to buy a $500
Dominion of Canada War Bond, $15 annual interest to be
awarded annually to deserving high school essayist, to be
Marjorie Pryor Memorial Prize
WATTS, Bertha -- Mrs. H.GRIEVE, passed away, wife with two little sons
Mr. & Mrs. S. HALL (nee Ida ELFICK) - a daughter
Mr. & Mrs. H. TUCKER (nee Alice BONNICK) - a son
Mr. & Mrs. H. HUGHSON (nee Alice PECK) - a daughter
Mr. & Mrs. R. RHODES (nee Bertha GODFREY) - a son
Mr. & Mrs. A. HISEY (neeYvonne CRICK) - a daughter
Mr. & Mrs. A. OSBORNE (nee Elizabeth JOHNSON) - a daughter
Mr. & Mrs. W. HUNT (nee Gladys WHEELER) - a daughter
Mr. & Mrs. W. WRIGHT (nee Elizabeth HUDSON) - a daughter
Mr. & Mrs. A. TOOKE ( nee Lilian DOUBLE) - a daughter
Mr. & Mrs. A. MCCOMBIE (nee Frances BURNS) - a son
Mr. & Mrs. R. FADER (nee Rose RUSSELL) - a daughter
Mr. & Mrs. W. MORFORD (nee Edith BONAQUIST) - a daughter
Mr. & Mrs. E. SCOTT (nee Kathleen LEWIS) - a daughter
Mr. & Mrs. V. FUDGE (nee Gladys MARTIN) - a son
Mr. & Mrs. W. BRUNER (nee Alice ASHFORD) - a daughter
Mr. & Mrs. W. LANG (nee Lilian CROOK) - a son
Mr. & Mrs. D. WRIGHT (nee Dorothy RABBITS) - a daughter
Mr. & Mrs. I. OWEN (nee Gertrude MOORE) - a son
Mr. & Mrs. T. ATHERTON (nee Ethel NORRIS) - son
Mr. & Mrs. S. MORGAN (nee Eva TREBEL) - a son
Mr. & Mrs. RICHARDSON (nee Edith GARDENER) - a daughter
Mr. & Mrs. G. TYLER (nee Evelyn CAUNT) - a son
Mr. & Mrs. W. TERRY (nee Elizabeth SPECK) - a son
Mr. & Mrs. A. KITCHEN (nee Ivy BRIGHT) - a baby
Barnardo Headquarters, Stepney Causeway, London, bombed 8 times.
'Girls' Village Home', 'Goldings', 'Russell-Cotes', many
'Ever Open Doors' and branches, damaged.
3356 Barnardo Boys and Girls serving King and Country -
nearly 500 on Canadian Enlistment Roll.
29 Boys have lost their lives at sea on -
"Exeter" (Graf Spee fame)
"Cossack" (Altmark victory)
and ships of the Merchant Navy.
A Barnardo Pilot Officer in the R.A.F. has Received the Distinguised
Flying Cross for Gallantry
A Barnardo Corporal in the Royal Tank Regiment won the Military
medal for gallantry in the Near East
519 children admitted to Dr. Barnardo's Homes as direct result of war
war bombings and loss of life
Clothes "rationing" causes vital problem
Our 8,250 children look forward to a good Christmas dinner and a
visit from "Santa Claus"
Will you hang a gift on the Christmas Tree?
Cover [or page 1?] - Barnardo's represented in all sections of Canada's
Air Force, Sidney SMITH; Navy, James INWARDS; Women's Auxilliary
Corps, Mary SANDERS (now Mrs. Peter Zess); Army, Ernest STEVENS.
Pg 4 - Charles E. SMITH, R.C.A. 12th Field Regt., at Bowmanville
Station with former employer and family seeing him off for
Charles was recently inspected by H.M. The King.
- Gordon LACEY, R.C.A.M.C.
- Reginald COOMBES and bride. Corporal R.C.A.F.
- Wallace E. POOLE, A.C.I., R.C.A.F.
Pg 5 - Mary LITTLEWOOD, on the occasion of her Graduation from
Toronto Bible College
Pg 6 - Visitors to Barnardo Headquarters at Stepney Causeway, London
Albert BROCKETT, Ernest SMITH, William SHEARS, Albert
COOKE, Arthur HAYDEN, William IRWIN
Pg 7 - R. CHAMBERLAIN, R. WILKINSON, A. NORTH, A. RENOUT
Pg 8 - More visitors to headquarters
Harry ROAD, John H.V. BAILEY, Cyril DORRELL,
Cecil Fred CARTER
Pg 10- Fred K.W. BROWNING, Robert S. WILLIAMS,
John W. MOLYNEAUX
Pg 11- Wm. A. MEADEN, A.B. on H.M.C.S. Naden at Esquimalt, B.C.
Fred BANFIELD, Leading Seaman, Royal Canadian Navy.
Pg 12- Favourites with the children
Robert H. LENSH, William T. AVIS, Don TILLEY, Edward
Pg 14- Sidney MORGAN, Reuben George WEST, Henry BROWN
Pg 16- Teen Age Boys
Raymond KIRKWOOD, Jack JOHNSON, George JONES,
Kenneth WYSE with employer Leslie Coombes, Cyril HEWITT
with employer George Luck,and Cecil Humphries. Leslie
COOMBES and George LUCK are successful Barnardo farmers.
Boys of the 1939 Party
George BRYANT with employer
Alex. KIRKWOOD with Mr. Black
Pg 17- Our Older Boys with their Families
John N. COCROFT
Clifford H. CHEASLEY, M.A.
Albert HOLLOWAY, both sons are serving in Canadian Scottish
John LESTER, with his sons, daughters and grandchildren
Henry MORRIS, with wife, sons and daughters
John BROWN, with grandchild
Pg 18- Police Service
Constable Joseph SPIRRITT, R.C.M.P.
Constable T.W. WAKLEY, 20 years on Toronto Police Force.
Walter UNDERWOOD, Military Police in Canada
Andre DALTON, Regimental Police in England
Pg 19- Annie GROVES
Eva TREBEL, now Mrs. S. Morgan and her little son
Pg 20- Florence WALLER, now Mrs. R. Tosh
Ivy HUDSON, now Mrs. E. Cosby, and her baby
Pg 21- Gladys BYWATER, now Mrs. P. Sheffield, and her husband and
Daisy ARNOLD, now Mrs. J.C. EVERETT, and her family
Martha BUTLER, now Mrs. Beelby, with her young son and
Florence CLARK, now Mrs. G. Whiskens, and her bonny
Kate FREEMAN, now Mrs. C. RIDINGS
Florence FREEMAN, now Mrs. A. Archibald
Pg 22- Dorothy SHEPHEARD, now Mrs. J.R. Douse
Pg 23- Dora HOWE, with of her black babies, while on the Mission
Field in africa
Part of native Orphanage, of which Dora was in charge
Ronald, son of Eileen BULLOCK, now Mrs. E. Irwin,
in Hospital while receiving treatment for curvature of the
Pg 24- Son of Violet MOORE, Now Mrs. R. Sones, and daughter of
Gertrude MOORE, now Mrs. I. Owen
Eldest son and two little daughters of Annie CURTIS, now
Mrs. G. Perfect
Family of Alice GILES, now Mrs. J. Mitchell
Family of Lilian LEPPER, now Mrs. C. Reeve
Daughter of Florence FOSTER, now Mrs. Kennedy
Daughter of Gladys MARTIN, now Mrs. V. Fudge
Pg 26- Bessie ROGERS, now Mrs. A. Mathers, outside their church
Maisie GUYTON, now Mrs. H.C. Crozier
Meighan JONES with her former mistress
Pg 27- Daughter of Lilian DOUBLE, now Mrs.A. Tooke
Daughter of Lilian EDWARDS, now Mrs. T. Bradley
Grandchild of Elizabeth LAMBERT, now Mrs. E. Senior
Daughter of Ethel HOWE, now Mrs. H. Benson
Child of Mary SANDERS, now Mrs. P. Zess
Son and daughter of Violet HOLT, now Mrs. A.Finch
Little daughter of Annie CURTIS, now Mrs. G. Perfect
Little daughter of Doris RAND, now M.S. Frayne
Pages 2 to 4 - GREETINGS FROM THE HOME FRONT
by D. MacAndrew, Chairman of Executive Committee
Christmas greetings from the Council, workers and 8,000 boys and girls
in care in England.
To date 17 branches have been damaged but all remain open. Since the
war began, 3,610 children have been admitted, mostly from danger
During the past two years, 53 new branches have been opened, including
8 in Scotland.
Miss Macnaghten and Miss Picton-Turbervill retired from governorship of
Girls' Village Home in 1941.
Miss Elizabeth Job, assisted by Miss Wallis Myers, is now in charge of
Lilleshall. Other girls evacuated from the Village and living in various
parts of the Midland and Southern Counties are under the supervision
of Miss Chavasse.
Captain Campbell, Superintendent of Watts Naval Technical School,
resigned in favour of Captain F.H.L. Lewin, R.N. who is also managing
Russell-Cotes Nautical School and our Boys' Garden City.
Dr. Macdonald, Chief Medical Officer, retired; succeeded by
3,275 Barnardo's boys in the armed forces, and 81 girls. Several have
been awarded commissions.
D.F.C. awarded to a Pilot Officer in R.A.F.
Military Medal awarded to Corporal Gibbs of the Royal Tank Regiment.
E.W. BRAVERY survived torpedo attack.
Peter TRANDLE survived torpedo attack on merchant ship.
Roy COWDRAY assisted in firefighting in London while on leave.
Reserve of children's clothing destroyed in bombing; Imperial Order
of the Daughters of the Empire have forwarded ten cartons of clothing;
Cubs and Scouts of the 9th Troop, Toronto sent two cases of useful
outfits; gifts from Royal Empire Society and Personal Service League,
and the Old Boys' Club
Pg 4 - Nurse in Training
Mary LITTLEWOOD graduated from Toronto Bible College in 1940;
now training as a nurse; hoping to go into missionary service.
Pg 5 - Children's Clothing a Vital Problem at Home
Receiving clothing from "Old" girls and wives of "Old" boys, the
I.O.D.E., Western Assurance Company