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Catalog Number M1968.450.1
Object Name Scrapbook
Title Scrapbook
Date circa1900
Year Range from 1899.0
Year Range to 1901.0
Description This is a collection of newspaper clippings, mostly from 'The Globe', collected by David McCrae in a completed Daybook (Accounts Book). It contains many articles on the Boer War, from the formation of the Guelph Contingent to the trek through South Africa. It includes a very detailed newspaper account of the Guelph send off . The "D" Battery is covered in detail. There is a photograph of Morrison and McCrae standing on the Laurentian.
According to the newspaper account there were 27 men from Guelph
8 from OAC and 20 from outside.
There were
38 Canadians
8 English & Welsh
3 Scotch
5 Americans
1 French
19 Presbyterians
13 Episcopalian
11 Methodists
7 Baptists
3 Roman Catholics
1 Salvation Army
1 Christadelphian
People Abbs, Frederick
Barber, Samuel Wilson
Bargett, Thomas E.
Cartridge, Wright R.
Cormack, James
Cormack, James (Jr.)
Denyes, Harry Diamond
Eaton, D.I.V. (Capt.)
Fennell, Charles W.
Gavin, William
Glenister, James
Gokey, Frank W.
Howe, Henry
Lett, Kenyon
Macdonald, John C.
McCrae, David (b. 1845 - d. 1930)
McCrae, John
McGibbon, Duncan
McKenzie, Harold
Miller, Albert
Morrison, E. W. B.
Partridge, William Robert
Sorby, Harold
Sparrow, James Edgar
Stephenson, Brock
Sutton, Ernest
Thomas, Harry Storman
Van Tuyl, Lt.
Wallace, John
Wideman, Morris Edwin
Search Terms 16th Field Battery
McCrae - Boer War
Red Cross
Subjects BOER WAR
Dimensions Length: 42.0 cm
Width: 17.5 cm
Height:. 2.5 cm