News for our local workers and the courageous men and women serving in the War effort
We are sad to report that Bill Cox has been killed in action in Italy. Our condolences to the family. Keep sending letters home boys. We’ll keep printing them. Stay safe.
Word was received here on Dec. 28th that Pte. Bill Cox was killed in action in Italy on Dec. 15th. George Oliver seen here doing his part by giving blood in Galt – his 14th time
For tonight is Christmas Eve and the mill folk are at home with their families. Outside on Queen street a light snow is falling. The night air is crisp and cold. A gentle haze hangs around the friendly coloured lights from the windows, and the happy laughter of children reaches our ears.
Sadly Sgt. John Unger and Private Ronald Lamb were killed overseas. Our condolences to the families. Karl Homuth introduced Capt. G. E. Jackson and Leading Wren Purvey who assisted at the opening of the Seventh Victory Loan Campaign.
Chris From and Joe Haney get a new fancy truck. Gnr. Alex McLaughlin wounded in action in July while serving with the Canadian forces in Normandy has been returned to Canada.
Sadly we lost five fine men recently. Ronald Lindhorst, Bruce McLaughlin, Harold Gilkinson, Bill Cox, and Randall Clulow. Our hearts go out to the bereaved of all three boys.
Sympathy to the families of Ronald Linhorst and Harry Scott who were killed in action. The new Hespeler Chief needs no introduction. During the short time that he has been on duty in town, Elmer has become one of its most popular and respected figures.
It’s a sad time for Heseler and the Dahmer family. Our sincerest condolences go out to Mr. and Mrs. Wesley J. Dahmer on the loss of John and Russell.