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Catalog Number 2012.43.11
Object Name Booklet
Title 1944 Torch Yearbook
Date 1944
Year Range from 1944.0
Year Range to 1944.0
Description "The Torch: Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch Yearbook, Vol. XI 1944" The booklet is beige with an illustration of a hand holding a red torch. The Legion crest is in red at the top of the cover. At the bottom of the cover is a quote "They Served Till Death - Why Not We?". The booklet is 52 pages and is filled with legion related articles and ads from local businesses.
Page 1: "Keep The Torch bright" by Rev. R.M. Field, Major
Page 3: List of Legion Officers
Page 5: Greetings From the President
Page 7: "King's Sergeant John A. Wilkinson, Possessor of One of The Finest Military Records in Canada" by J.E. Carter
Page 9: Continued from page 7
Page 11: Wishes from Legion Branch 234, Guelph
Page 15: Original Model of the Colonel John McCrae Memorial Garden
Page 17: Wishes from the City of Guelph
Page 19: "The McCraes of Carsphairn"
Page 21: Continued from page 19
Page 23: Continued from page 21
Page 25: "The Honour Roll 1939-1944"
Page 26-27: "We Will Remember"
Page 29: "Arthur G. Wells: One of Guelph's Famous Sons" by J.E. Carter
Page 31: Continued from page 29
Page 33: Wihes from Branch 234 of Legion
Page 35: "John Galt 1779-1839" and "If We Fail"
Page 37: Wishes from the IODE
Page 39: Wishes from Guelph Board of Trade
Page 41: "That New Home: Guelph Horticultural Society"
Page 43: Continued from page 41 and list of Welfare Work
Page 51: Branch Activities 1943-44
Page 52: Continued from page 51

People Acker, Sidney
Adler, J.
Aitken, Thomas
Amos, William
Anderson, Hugh R.
Anderson, James
Bard, Thomas Henry
Barton, W.S.
Bates, Ted
Beirnes, Russell B.
Bell, Earl T.
Benallick, Herbert Lee
Berry, William
Bliss, Mary F.
Bolton, G.W.
Bonar, Nevin
Borthwick, Oliver
Bowman, John Edward
Bright, R.D.
Brill, Evan D. Chesty
Brohman, James
Brown, Norman H.V.
Bryant, E.
Burcombe, A.G.
Burnell, L.
Bye, Lawrence
Campbell, G.
Carr, C.A.
Carter, J. Ernest
Cartledge, Arthur W.
Christie, Charles W.
Clark, Frederick A.U.
Clayton, Fred J.
Clement, John
Collins, J.H.
Colson, Edith
Coon, J.
Cooper, Fred Allen
Cote, Joseph
Cowan, D.
Crimmins, William Dennis
Crowe, Ralph M.
Darling, T.A.
Davidson, Alex
DeShane, C.W. (Pat)
Dolby, William B.
Doll, Gordon
Doyle, James Nelson
Drew, John J.
Drynan, G.C.
Dunbar, R.A.A. (Mrs.)
Evans, J. Mervin
Fell, Rowland H
Few, Harold Thomas
Field, R.M. (Rev.)
Flannery, S.
Forestell, Thomas
Galt, John
Garrard, E.H. (Mrs.)
Geddes, William
Glover, J.C.
Gorman, John
Goy, George
Graham, C. Robert
Graham, Thomas William
Hall, Herbert J. (Bert)
Halliwell, T.
Hamilton, William Ernest
Harries, Glyn
Harrington, Norman
Hasson, John David
Hicks, Emerson
Holley, Roy
Howitt, Henry Orton
Howitt, J. R.
Hulme, Walter
Hunter, John
Hutchinson, Ken
Kay, Mrs. W.J.
Keating, James B.
Keating, John T.
Keene, Arthur George W.
Kellington, H.
Kelly, Paul
Kennedy, A.
Kennedy, M.J.
Kenyon, R.
Kiborn, W. Reg.
LanFranchi, Cecil
Lappin, J.F.
Laughlan, Alan M.
Marks, Douglas
Marshall, David. H.
Martin, G. R.
Mason, Mrs. A.W.
McAlpine, Roy
McAlpine, William A.
McCrae, John
McFaulds, Ronald
McGarr, Pat F.W.J.
McGimsie, Bruce
McGimsie, Durward A.
McIntyre, Archie
McIntyre, James
McKay, Ross
McKee, R.
McKeon, Patrick
McMillan, Norman "Mickey"
Mechefske, Thomas W.
Milson, Cecil
Milton, Fred
Moersch, Fred
Mooney, John Joseph
Moore, Leonard J.
Moreland, William
Morris, A.
Nevin, J.
O'Connor, J.T.
Owen, Leonard
Paddison, Harold D.
Parkinson, William Henry
Patterson, Dorothy
Patterson, Mrs. Lorne
Peer, Mrs. Leonard
Penfold, Harold
Peters, Clarence N.
Peterson, J.S.
Philip, G.
Phillips, George
Phillips, J.
Pollakowski, P.
Porter, Harry
Postle, Lorne T.
Potter, Mrs. D'Alton
Powell, Charlie
Proctor, Joseph
Proctor, Tom (Gunner)
Revell, E.L. (Corporal)
Revell, Phillip
Revell, T.G.
Roberts, Mrs. Hugh
Roberts, Raymond
Robertson, James
Robson, Beverley
Rogers, Jimmie
Rowden, H. (Gunner)
Rowe, Graydon
Sanders, Creighton
Schiedel, K.E.
Scott, Mrs. Andrew
Shackleton, C.E.
Sharples, Henry J.
Shepherd, Alexander L.
Shutt, Donald Bethune
Simpson, C.B.
Skelton, William Hugh
Skov, Mrs. H.T.
Smith, Harold (Mrs.)
Smith, Mrs. Godfrey (Dorothy)
Smith, Mrs. S.S.
Smith, Owen
Smith, William
Smithson, Ivor (Jack) E.
Spegel, Louis
Steels, Alvie
Steels, Donald
Stephenson, T.
Stillwell, Mrs. E.C.
Strachan, Helen
Stride, Arthur
Tate, E. S.
Tate, E.C.
Taylor, Charles
Thatcher, Edward
Thompson, R.W. Mrs.
Thomson, Robert
Tierney, Ralph H.
Toner, Joseph
Torrance, Kenneth
Trimble, Garnet R.
Unwin, Mrs. G.H.
Valeriote, D.A.
Valeriote, S.L. (Dr.)
Vano, N.
Vaughan, D.W.
Vaughan, Ruth
Vince, C.
Wagner, Mrs. T.
Walker, G.S.
Walker, Mrs. J.B.
Walker, W.H.
Walmsley, F.
Waters, Mervin Hugh
Watson, Fred L.
Webster, Howard
Wells, A.G.
Wilkinson, John A.
Wilson, A.G.
Wilson, T.L.
Wilton, Alex
Woods, Vincent
Wright, John
Zecca, M.
Search Terms Aberfoyle Manufacturing Company
Adler's Department Store
Albion Hotel
Allan (Jean F.) Chiropodist
Ambroise (J.L.) and Son
Anderson (C.) and Company
Armet Industries Limited
Armstrong (John) Store
Bagg-Maclean Insurance Agencies
Barber Signs
Behling (Gordon) Electric Company Ltd.
Bell (R.W.) Optometrist
Bennett's of Guelph
Biltmore Hats Limited
Black's Window Bakery
Board of Trade
Bohn (H.L.) General Contractor
Bond Hardware Company
Bongard and Company Stock Brokers
Borghese (Bruno) Shell Service Station
Boyce (Hugh) Tobacconist
Brown's Men's Wear
Brydges Coal Company
Budd's Department Store
Cadwell Coal Company
Callander Foundry and Manufacturing Company Limited
Canada Bread Company
Canada Ingot Iron Company
Carter (J.E.) Investment Broker
Central Cafe
Chadder (Robert) Steam Fitting
Chapman (George) Sporting Goods Company
Chapple's Book Store
City Battery and Electrical Service
City of Guelph
Clark (R. Stewart) Barrister
Cole Brothers Clothing and Dry Goods
Colonial Motors
Conger Lehigh Coal Company Limited
Cooke and Denison Machine and Tool Works
Cottee's Men's Shop
Cremasco Brothers Food Market
Crenna (C.) Carpenter and General Contractor
Crown Ladies' Wear
Daymond Home Furnishings
Dominion Home Furnishings Company
Dominion Life Assurance Company
Doughty-McFarlane Mill
Douglas Tea Shoppe
Elkins Men's and Boys Wear
Evangeline Shops Ltd.
Evans (Phil) Insurance
Farby (W.A.) Jeweller
Farmer's Florist
Farnsworth Memorials
Federal Wire and Cable Company Limited
Ferrie (Andrew) Fish Merchant
Fitt Food Market
Foster's Fashions Limited
Frank and Shuett Hardware
Gift Shop of Guelph
Gilchrist Florists
Gilson Manufacturing Company Limited
Gray (Ivan S.) and Company Chartered Accountants
Greenhouse (The)
Greensmith (F.R.) Tobacconist
Gregory's Jewelry Shop
Griffin Foundry Company
Grimsdick (H.A.) Trustee
Grimsdick, Gray and Company
Guelph and Ontario Investment and Savings Society
Guelph Bowling and Recreation Club Ltd.
Guelph Cartage Company
Guelph Dollar Cleaners
Guelph Horticultural Society
Guelph Lumber Company
Guelph Marble and Granite Works
Guelph Paper Box Manufacturing Company
Guelph Spring and Axle Company
Guelph Tire Hospital and Battery Service
Guthrie's Bakery
Hahn (Leslie V.) Furs
Hale's Meat Market
Hall's Hardware
Hall's Service Station
Hammond Manufacturing
Harrison Motor Service
Hart Chemical
Head (E.P.) Optician
Heard (Harvey) Tobacco, News and Barber
Heffernan Motor Car Limited
Helen's Modern Coat Shop
Hicks (E.G.) Groceries
Hill (Sanford) Grocer
Holm Radio Service
International Malleable Iron Company
IODE
IODE - Captain Frederick Bond Chapter
IODE - Guelph Victoria Chapter
IODE - Major Robert Mutrie Chapter
Jeffery and Spence Limited Insurance
Jumbo Ice Cream
Keating's Pharmacy
Kelly's Music Store
Kenyon (Dick) Sporting Goods
King Edward Hotel
King Edward Restaurant
Klein (S.A.) Gas, Oil and Repairs
Kloepfer Coal Company
Kloepfer Hardware
Kresge's Department Store
La Vogue Ladies' Wear
LaFontaines Furs Limited
Laing Cartage
Lancashire Felt Company of Canada Limited
LaSalle Cleaners and Dyers
Leland Electric Company Limited
Ligett's Rexall Drug Store
London Winery Ltd.
Lowe Brothers Paint Store
Macdonald (D.E.) and Brothers
Market Bakery
Martin's Electrical Service
Master Cleaners
Matthews-Wells Company Ltd.
McAllister's Sawmill
McArthur's Shoe Store
McCrae Boulevard
McCrae Memorial Gardens
McEwan's Tobacco Shop
McIntyre (E.F.) Funeral Home
MacIntyre (Gilbert) and Son Funeral Home
McLanaghan and Ross Funeral Directors
McLeod (Agnes) Hat Shop
Mercer (Paul) Shoes
Moss Garage
Mowat's Cigar Store
Mutual Life Insurance
Nicol's Economy Store
Nunan Bookbindery
Oaks (J.D.) General Contractor
Palace Billiards
Palace Theatre
Palmer Brothers
Parker (William) Construction
Peacock Restaurant
Peerless Machine and Tool Company
Penfold's Hardware
Pequegnat Jewellery Store
Pete's Lunch
Pioneer Furniture
Pratt Food Company
Red Chevron Club
Red Front Stores
Regent Hotel
Ritz Restaurant
Robertson (J.A.) Shoe Repair
Ros-Ann Shop
Royal Cab
Royal Canadian Legion - Branch 234
Royal Canadian Legion - Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch 257
Royal Dairy
Royal Knitting Company
Savage (A.D.) Jeweller and Optician
Savage and Company
Silverwood Dairies Limited
Smith (A.F.) Jewellery Store
Smith (A.W.) and Sons Ltd.
Smith (Owen) Contractor
Smith (William A.) and Company Stock Brokers
Spegel's Department Store
Steele's Wire Springs Limited
Stewart Cleaners
Stewart Lumber
Stewarts Drugs
Sutherland (John) and Sons Limited
Sutherland-Schultz Electric
Tantardini's Red and White Grocery
Tantardini's Travel Agency
Taylor-Forbes Company Limited
Tip Top Tailors
Tolton Manufacturing Company Limited
Tovell Funeral Home
United Farmers Co-Operative Company Limited
Victoria Sweets
Violet Shoppe
Wallace Printing Company
Wellington Acceptance Corporation Ltd.
Wellington Hotel
Wellington Packers
Western Life Assurance Company
Weston (George) Breads and Cakes
White (Morgan O.) Tobacconist
White Derby Hamburgers
White Rose Service Station
Williams and Price Insurance
Windham Plantations Ltd.
Wolfond Auto Parts
Wonderful Soap Company
Wood (W.C.) Company
Worton Bakery
Zellers
Subjects COMMERCIAL - ACCOUNTANTS
COMMERCIAL - AUTOMOBILES
COMMERCIAL - BAKERS
COMMERCIAL - BEVERAGES
COMMERCIAL - BLACKSMITHS
COMMERCIAL - BOOKSTORES
COMMERCIAL - BUTCHERS
COMMERCIAL - CASKET MAKERS
COMMERCIAL - CLEANING SERVICES
COMMERCIAL - CLOTHING
COMMERCIAL - CONSTRUCTION
COMMERCIAL - CONTRACTORS
COMMERCIAL - DAIRIES
COMMERCIAL - DEPARTMENT STORES
COMMERCIAL - DRUGGISTS
COMMERCIAL - FOUNDRIES
COMMERCIAL - FUELS
COMMERCIAL - FUNERAL HOMES
COMMERCIAL - FURNITURE
COMMERCIAL - GARAGES
COMMERCIAL - GROCERS
COMMERCIAL - HAIR DRESSERS
COMMERCIAL - HARDWARE
COMMERCIAL - HEATING
COMMERCIAL - HOTELS
COMMERCIAL - LEGAL
COMMERCIAL - LUMBER
COMMERCIAL - MILLS
COMMERCIAL - MOVING
COMMERCIAL - MUSIC
COMMERCIAL - PAINTERS
COMMERCIAL - PRINTERS/PUBLISHERS
COMMERCIAL - RESTAURANTS
COMMERCIAL - SAND AND GRAVEL
COMMERCIAL - SHOES
COMMERCIAL - SIGNAGE
COMMERCIAL - STOCK/INVESTMENT BROKERS
COMMERCIAL - TAXI
COMMERCIAL - WINE MERCHANTS
MILITARY
ORGANIZATIONS
Dimensions .1 17.5 cm w x 25.5 cm l (closed)
.1 35 cm w x 25.5 cm l (open)