File 1 - First World War materials

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CA ON00156 2009-15/1

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First World War materials

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  • 1916-1918 (Creation)

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This file includes:

  1. Two lieutenant's commissions for Edward James Elliott
  2. Framed letter written by Edward from the R.M.S. Baltic, approaching Ireland in September 1916 with two photographs of a man in uniform
  3. Three letters from Edward to his future wife, Theda, September 1916
  4. Framed shadow box with First World War Victory Medal and British War Medal.

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(1897-1974)

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Edward James Elliott was born on 14 February 1897 in Bradford, Ontario, the child of John Elliott and Eva (Speight). He served as a lieutenant in the First World War, and married Theda Grant McCargar in Hamilton, Ontario, in 1919. He died in 1974 and was buried in the Belleville cemetery.

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