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Image of A2015.121.015 - Letter from Russel Poste to his sister Dr. Effie Post, The Canadian Echo

A2015.121.015 - Letter from Russel Poste to his sister Dr. Effie Post, The Canadian Echo

Digital image of a Canadian Echo newspaper clipping featuring a letter written by Russell Poste from Oswesty Cottage Hospital, England, to his sister Dr. Effie Post. Topics discussed include primarily military life on the front lines, including Poste's issues with "trench feet" and experience of having been gassed, as well as his experiences in a hospital.

Image of A2015.121.016 - Notice - Military Service Act, 1917, Canadian Echo, Oct. 1918

A2015.121.016 - Notice - Military Service Act, 1917, Canadian Echo, Oct. 1918

Digital image of a Canadian Echo newspaper clipping featuring an advertisement of two notices concerning conscription and the Military Services Act, 1917: a) Registration of United States Citizens required by the Act; and b) Men exempted as farmers.

Image of A2015.121.017 - Bruce 160th Battalion's colors being taken to the Little Old Bramshott Church, Canadian Echo, July 11, 1917

A2015.121.017 - Bruce 160th Battalion's colors being taken to the Little Old Bramshott Church, Canadian Echo, July 11, 1917

Digital image of a Canadian Echo newspaper clipping photograph bearing the caption: "Bruce 160th Battalion's colors being taken to the Little Old Bramshott Church."

Image of A2015.121.008 - Harvey Greig does brave deed

A2015.121.008 - Harvey Greig does brave deed

Digital image of a newspaper article consisting of a letter from Private Thomas Johnston to Mr. A. Logan, Wiarton. Topics discussed include: receipt of tobacco, inspection by the King, the appearance of the countryside, recreation at Longmoor ranges, rainy weather, and "Sergt. H. Greig [Harvey Greig], a Lion's Head boy, who is well known in Wiarton, has been recommended for the D.C.M. and the boys will all be glad to see him get it" and the actions for which he was recommended for the Distinguished Conduct Medal.

Image of A2015.121.009 - Daily account of voyage to England

A2015.121.009 - Daily account of voyage to England

Digital images of a 1916 newspaper article submitted to the Canadian Echo (Wiarton newspaper) by J. Eldridge of Hepworth, consisting of "an account of the 160th Battalion's trip across the ocean as kept by Pte. Burton L. Sutter, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Sutter, Pike Bay."

Image of A2015.121.010 - A Tobermory boy honored for bravery [William Daniel Adams]

A2015.121.010 - A Tobermory boy honored for bravery [William Daniel Adams]

Digital image of a published January 1918 letter to the editor of the Canadian Echo, Wiarton, from R.F. Mercer concering Wiliam Daniel Adams, with transcript of a letter of congratulations to W.D. Adams from Brigadier-General Edward Hilliam.

Image of A2015.121.011 - Letter from Jack Hyatt [in Canadian Echo]

A2015.121.011 - Letter from Jack Hyatt [in Canadian Echo]

Digital images of a letter from Lance Corporal Jack Hyatt in Belguim to his parents, published in the February 9, 1916 issue of the Canadian Echo, Wiarton. Topics include: military life in the trenches, Red Cross Society, a description of the country, people and life in the area, and thanks for receipt of packages from home.

Image of A2015.121.012 - "Some battalion," published letter home from Pte. J. Kendrick

A2015.121.012 - "Some battalion," published letter home from Pte. J. Kendrick

Digital image of a newspaper clipping consisting of an excerpt from a letter home written by Pte. J. Kendrick [John Donald Kendrick] concerning the 160th Battalion's subscription to the Victory War Loan, [believed to have been published by the Canadian Echo.]

Image of A2015.121.013 - Why Mr. Alex McNeill voted for Mr. John MacAulay, Canadian Echo

A2015.121.013 - Why Mr. Alex McNeill voted for Mr. John MacAulay, Canadian Echo

Digital images of a newspaper clipping of an article written by Alexander McNeill concerning the upcoming Federal election.

Image of A2015.121.014 - Letters from H.S. Connor and Sandy Moore, Canadian Echo

A2015.121.014 - Letters from H.S. Connor and Sandy Moore, Canadian Echo

Digital image of a 1915 Canadian Echo newspaper clipping featuring letters written home by Private H.S. Connor [Henry Stanley Connor) to his Aunt, Mrs. W.B. Reeve, Oxenden, and by Corporal Sandy Moore. Topics include life on the front lines and in military camps, delays in receiving mail, and thoughts/feelings; H.S. Connor comments "Well for my part I don't care if I live to go back home or not, death looks easy out here."

Image of A2015.121.018 - Cheery letters from Canadian soldiers column, Canadian Echo, Jun 6, 1917

A2015.121.018 - Cheery letters from Canadian soldiers column, Canadian Echo, Jun 6, 1917

Digital image of a Canadian Echo newspaper clipping, June 6, 1917, featuring a letter from Private Thomas Johnston to the Editor of The Echo, published in a column entitled "Cheery letters from Canadian soldiers." Information provided in the letter relates to the 160th Battalion, quarantine, status of training, weather, church parade, depositing colours at Liphook Church, with mention of Bull Stephens, Bill Stowe, John Malloy and Bill McMullen.

Image of A2015.121.019 - Pte. Wes Moore and Pte. Sam'l Hayes welcomed home, Canadian Echo, July 11, 1917

A2015.121.019 - Pte. Wes Moore and Pte. Sam'l Hayes welcomed home, Canadian Echo, July 11, 1917

Digital image of a Canadian Echo newspaper clipping,July 11, 1917,concerning details of a welcome-home event held in Wiarton for Samuel Baker and Wesley Moore and Dr. H. Haye.

Image of A2015.121.020 - Pte. Lorne Macartney, Canadian Echo, October 9, 1918

A2015.121.020 - Pte. Lorne Macartney, Canadian Echo, October 9, 1918

Digital image of a Canadian Echo newspaper clipping with photograph, October 9, 1918, featuring Pte. Lorne Macartney and caption: "Son of Mr. and Mrs. L.H. Macartney, Wiarton, belonged to the Bruce 160th, Killed in Action."

Image of A2015.121.021 - Pte. G.W. Jermyn, Canadian Echo, October 9, 1918

A2015.121.021 - Pte. G.W. Jermyn, Canadian Echo, October 9, 1918

Digital image of a Canadian Echo newspaper clipping, October 9, 1918, featuring a headshot portrait of Private Garnet Wallace Jermyn, with caption advising "Son of Sheriff and Mrs. Jermyn, Wiarton, belonged to the Bruce 160th, Killed in Action."

Image of A2015.121.022 - Pte. W. Dobson, Canadian Echo, October 9, 1918

A2015.121.022 - Pte. W. Dobson, Canadian Echo, October 9, 1918

Digital image of a Canadian Echo newspaper clipping with photograph, October 9, 1918, featuring Pte. W. Dobson [William Ambrose Dobson] and caption: "Son of Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Dobson, Wiarton, enlisted with a Western Bn., recently died of wounds received in battle."

Image of A2015.121.023 - Pte. Buckhoven, Canadian Echo, Ocober. 9, 1918

A2015.121.023 - Pte. Buckhoven, Canadian Echo, Ocober. 9, 1918

Digital image of a Canadian Echo newspaper clipping with photograph, October 9, 1918, featuring Pte. Buckhoven and caption: "Hollander by descent, lived in Wiarton, belonged to Bruce 160th, wounded and prisoner of war."

Image of A2015.121.024 - Pte. James Day, Canadian Echo, Oct. 9, 1918

A2015.121.024 - Pte. James Day, Canadian Echo, Oct. 9, 1918

Digital image of a Canadian Echo newspaper clipping with photograph, October 9, 1918, featuring Pte. James Day and partially legible caption: "Son of Mr. and Mrs. Day, Wiarton, enlisted in 1914 ... and was wounded ..."

Image of A2015.121.025 - Pte. Clarence Mitchell, Canadian Echo, October 9, 1918

A2015.121.025 - Pte. Clarence Mitchell, Canadian Echo, October 9, 1918

Digital image of a Canadian Echo newspaper clipping with photograph, October 9, 1918, featuring Pte. Clarence Mitchell and partially legible caption: "... Wiarton, belonged to Bruce 160th, Killed in Action."

Image of A2015.121.026 - Soldiers worship at Baptist Church, Canadian Echo, Feb. 9, 1916

A2015.121.026 - Soldiers worship at Baptist Church, Canadian Echo, Feb. 9, 1916

Digital image of a Canadian Echo newspaper clipping, February 9, 1916, reporting soldiers worshipping at the Baptist Church, and the words Rev. McEwan spoke to them.

Image of A2015.121.027 - Letters from Canadian Heroes, Canadian Echo, May 23, 1917 : Jack McLeod and Cecil Rutherford.

A2015.121.027 - Letters from Canadian Heroes, Canadian Echo, May 23, 1917 : Jack McLeod and Cecil Rutherford.

Digital image of a Canadian Echo newspaper clipping, May 23, 1917, with headline "Letters from Canadian Heroes" featuring transcripts of letters written to family by Jack McLeod of 47th Battalion, and Cecil Rutherford. In their letters, the men discuss life on the front lines and appreciation for packages sent from home.

Image of A2015.121.060 - After leaving the Abbey the King inspected the guard of honour

A2015.121.060 - After leaving the Abbey the King inspected the guard of honour

Digital image of a newspaper clipping photograph from Canadian Echo, Wiarton, August 1, 1917, with caption "After leaving the Abbey the King inspected the guard of honour". The photograph features soldiers from the 160th Battalion.

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AX2016.021.004 - Canadian Echo

Microfilm reels of the "Canadian Echo" Wiarton newspaper from 1912 to 1941, with some issues missing.