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Catalog Number 2012.43.12
Object Name Booklet
Title 1945 Torch Yearbook
Date 1945
Year Range from 1945.0
Year Range to 1945.0
Description "The Torch: Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch Yearbook, Vol. XII 1945" 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?". On the back is an ad for Victory Bonds. The booklet is 52 pages and is filled with legion related articles and ads from local businesses.
Page 1: Message from the editor, W.A. McAlpine
Page 3: "Mayor Gordon Rife" by J. E. Carter
Page 5: Greetings From the President
Page 7: "Brigadier Kenneth Sanderson Torrance: One of Guelph's Famous Sons" by J.E. Carter
Page 8: Wishes from the Mayor and Council
Page 9: List of Legion 257 Executive
Page 11: Wishes from Legion Branch 234, Guelph
Page 13: "Clan Memorial"
Page 15: "Daniel Campbell MacLachlan: One of Guelph's Famous Sons" by J.E. Carter
Page 17: Continued from page 15
Page 21: "The Canadian Legion and Rehabilitation"
Page 23: Wishes from Branch 234 of Legion
Page 25: "Pension and Welfare Work of Branh 234" and "A Heritage to the New Veterans"
Page 26-27: "In memory of Those Who Have Paid The Supreme Sacrifice"
Page 31: "Guelph Chapter" by Mrs. McFaulds
Page 33: "Canadian Legion Service Bureaux"
Page 37: "Canadian red Cross Society Guelph Branch" and "Pension and Welfare Work"
Page 41: "Freedom and Fair Play" by T.A. Tedford
Page 47: Branch activities 1944-45
Page 52: Continued from page 47

People Acker, Sidney
Adler, J.
Aitken, Thomas
Amos, William
Anderson, Hugh R.
Anderson, James
Andry, Frank
Bard, Thomas Henry
Barton, Russell
Barton, W.S.
Bates, Ted
Beirnes, Russell B.
Bell, Earl T.
Benallick, Herbert Lee
Berry, William
Bliss, Mary F.
Bolton, G.W.
Bonany, A.L.
Bonar, James
Bonar, Nevin
Borland, Alexander George
Borthwick, Mrs.
Borthwick, Oliver
Boulet, Joseph
Bright, R.D.
Brill, Evan D. Chesty
Brohman, James
Brown, Frederick J.
Brown, Norman H.V.
Brown, Wilfried Lawrence
Bryant, E.
Burcombe, A.G.
Burgess, Howard (Mrs.)
Burnell, L.
Carr, C.A.
Carter, J. Ernest
Cartledge, Arthur W.
Chalmers, Jack
Christie, Charles W.
Clark, Frederick A.U.
Clayton, Fred J.
Clough, George Frederick
Collins, J.H.
Colson, Edith
Coon, J.
Cooper, Fred Allen
Cope, Wilfred
Cote, Joseph
Cowan, D.
Cowan, William A.
Cox, William
Crimmins, William Dennis
Crowe, Ralph M.
Darling, T.A.
Davidson, Alex
Davison, Allan R.
Dawes, William J.
Denison, Willis H.
DeShane, C.W. (Pat)
Dillow, Wallace Edward Charles
Doyle, James Nelson
Drew, John J.
Drummond, Clarence Joseph
Drynan, G.C.
Duck, A.A.E.
Dunbar, Angus
Dyson, Richard
Elsley, Clarence Irving
Evans, J. Mervin
Fell, Rowland H
Ferris, Gorman
Few, Harold Thomas
Field, R.M. (Rev.)
Flannery, S.
Foreman, J.
Forestell, Thomas
Fraser, J.J. (Mrs.)
Frasson, Gino
Garrard, E.H. (Mrs.)
Gazzard, J.
Geddes, William
Geddes, William
Glover, J.C.
Gordon, Ross
Gorman, John
Gorman, John
Graham, C. Robert
Graham, Thomas William
Greenaway, Kenneth P.
Haines, R. (Mrs.)
Hall, Herbert J. (Bert)
Halliwell, J.
Hamilton, William Ernest
Harcourt, W.V. (Mrs.)
Hardy, Lloyd Glenn
Harries, Glyn
Harrington, Norman
Hart, W.C.
Hill, J.S.
Hillsdon, Ronald J.
Hindle, W.
Howden, Andrew MacKenzie
Howitt, Henry Orton
Howitt, J. R.
Hulme, Walter
Hunter, John
Hutchinson, Ken
James, Clarence Oliver
Jamieson, Brock (Mrs.)
Jeffery, A.G. (Mrs.)
Kapron, Jonathan
Kearney, Charles H.
Keene, Arthur George W.
Kellington, H.
Kelly, Paul
Kennedy, A.
Kenyon, R.
Lambe, Hugh (Mrs.)
LanFranchi, Cecil
Lappin, John Stephen
Laughlan, Alan M.
Leaning, John
Legate, Lloyd Thomas "Curly"
Leggett, L.H.
Little, William A.
Lunn, A.E.
Macalister, John Kenneth
MacLachlan, Daniel Campbell
Mahon, Thomas J.
Marks, Douglas
Marks, W. (Mrs.)
Marshall, David. H.
Martin, G. R.
Mason, Mrs. A.W.
Mason, Roy
McAlpine, William A.
McCann, Joseph Maurice
McCarthy, J.J.
McCrae, John
McFaulds, J. (Mrs.)
McFaulds, Ronald
McGimsie, Bruce
McGimsie, Durward A.
McIntyre, Archie
McIntyre, E. F.
McIntyre, James
McKay, Ross
McKee, R.
McKeon, Patrick
McMillan, Norman "Mickey"
Mechefske, Thomas W.
Miller, Roy Sandfield
Milson, Cecil
Moersch, Fred
Moreland, William
Morris, H.B. (Mrs.)
Nevin, J.
O'Connor, J.T.
Owen, Leonard
Paddison, Harold D.
Parkinson, William Henry
Patterson, Mrs. Lorne
Peer, Mrs. Leonard
Penfold, Harold
Peters, Clarence N.
Peterson, J.S.
Philip, G.
Phillips, George
Phillips, J.
Porter, Harry
Postle, Lorne T.
Potter, Mrs. D'Alton
Priamo, Lidio
Price, J.E.
Pryor, E.J.
Rife, Gordon
Rivaz, C. P.
Roberts, Raymond
Robertson, James
Robson, Beverley
Rogers, Jimmie
Rowden, H. (Gunner)
Rowe, Graydon
Sanders, Creighton
Sanders, J.C.
Sanderson, John I.
Schiedel, K.E.
Schofield, Douglas R.
Schroeder, Donald Kilgour
Scott, Mrs. Andrew
Searle, Charles J.
Shackleton, C.E.
Shackleton, Mrs.
Sharpin, Cecil
Sharples, Henry J.
Shepherd, Alexander L.
Shutt, Donald Bethune
Simpson, C.B.
Skelton, William Hugh
Smith, Harold (Mrs.)
Smith, Mrs. Godfrey (Dorothy)
Smith, Mrs. S.S.
Smithson, Ivor (Jack) E.
Staples, J.
Steels, Alvie
Steels, Donald
Stephenson, T.
Stewart, Robert
Stewart, Robert A.M.
Stickney, W. Gordon
Stillwell, Mrs. E.C.
Strachan, Helen
Stride, Arthur
Sutton, Fred
Taylor, Charles
Thatcher, Edward
Thomson, Robert
Tierney, Ralph H.
Tomlinson, A.H. (Mrs.)
Toner, Joseph
Torrance, Kenneth
Trimble, Garnet R.
Trimble, Mrs.
Unwin, Mrs. G.H.
Valeriote, D.A.
Valeriote, S.L. (Dr.)
Vano, N.
Vaughan, D.W.
Vince, C.
Vinjon, R.
Wagner, Mrs. T.
Walker, G.S.
Walker, J.B. (Captain)
Walker, W.H.
Walmsley, F.
Waters, Mervin Hugh
Webster, Howard
Whyte, Bill
Whyte, Frederick G.
Willis, Bill
Wilson, A.G.
Wilson, John
Wilson, S.A.
Wilson, T.L.
Wilton, Alex
Woods, Vincent
Wright, John
Zaduk, Nickolas
Zecca, M.
Search Terms Aberfoyle Manufacturing Company
Adler's Department Store
Agnew Surpass Shoe Stores
Albion Hotel
Ambroise (J.L.) and Son
Anderson (C.) and Company
Armet Industries Limited
Armstrong (John) Store
Barber Signs
Behling (Gordon) Electric Company Ltd.
Bell (R.W.) Optometrist
Bennett's of Guelph
Biltmore Hats Limited
Black's Window Bakery
Bohn (H.L.) General Contractor
Bond Hardware Company
Bongard and Company Stock Brokers
Boyce (Hugh) Tobacconist
Brill (Evan D.) and Son Jewellers
Brown's Men's Wear
Brydges Coal Company
Budd's Department Store
Callander Foundry and Manufacturing Company Limited
Canada Bread Company
Canada Ingot Iron Company
Capitol Theatre
Carr (C.A.) Optometrist
Carter (J.E.) Investment Broker
Chadder (Robert) Steam Fitting
Chapman (George) Sporting Goods Company
Chapple's Book Store
City Battery and Electrical Service
City CAB
City of Guelph
Clark (R. Stewart) Barrister
Cole Brothers Clothing and Dry Goods
Conger Lehigh Coal Company Limited
Cottee's Men's Shop
Cremasco Brothers Food Market
Crenna (C.) Carpenter and General Contractor
Daymond Home Furnishings
Denny's Lunch
Dominion Home Furnishings Company
Dominion Life Assurance Company
Doughty-McFarlane Mill
Douglas Tea Shoppe
Dunk's Service
Earls Furs Ltd.
Elkins Men's and Boys Wear
Evangeline Shops Ltd.
Farmer's Florist
Farnsworth Memorials
Federal Wire and Cable Company Limited
Ferrie (Andrew) Fish Merchant
Fisher's Bread
Fitt Food Market
Foster's Fashions Limited
Frank and Shuett Hardware
General Auto Supply
Gibbons Cartage
Gift Shop of Guelph
Gilchrist Florists
Gilson Manufacturing Company Limited
Goodyear Shoe Repairing
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
Groat's Supply Store (Flour and Feed)
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 Paper Box Manufacturing Company
Guelph Spring and Axle Company
Guelph Tire Hospital and Battery Service
Guthrie's Bakery
Hahn (Leslie V.) Furs
Hall's Service Station
Hamilton (Robert R.) Optometrist
Hammond Manufacturing
Harrison Motor Service
Hart Chemical
Head (E.P.) Optician
Heffernan Motor Car Limited
Helen's Modern Coat Shop
Hicks Home Appliances
Hill (Sanford) Grocer
Holm Radio Service
Hornet Industries
International Malleable Iron Company
IODE
IODE - Captain Frederick Bond Chapter
IODE - Guelph Victoria Chapter
IODE - Major Robert Mutrie Chapter
Jeffery and Spence Limited Insurance
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
Malone Tobacco Shop
Market Bakery
Martin's Electrical Service
Master Cleaners
Matthews-Wells Company Ltd.
McAllister's Sawmill
McArthur's Shoe Store
McEwan's Tobacco Shop
MacIntyre (Gilbert) and Son Funeral Home
McIntyre and Greenaway Funeral Directors
McLanaghan and Ross Funeral Directors
McLeod (Agnes) Hat Shop
Meyers Studios
Moss Garage
Mowat's Cigar Store
Murphy Paint Store
Mutual Life Insurance
National Cab
Nicol's Economy Store
Nunan Bookbindery
Oaks (J.D.) General Contractor
Palace Billiards
Palace Theatre
Palmer Brothers
Parker (William) Construction
Pattenick's
Peacock Restaurant
Peerless Machine and Tool Company
Penfold's Hardware
Pequegnat Jewellery Store
Pioneer Furniture
Pratt Food Company
Red Chevron Club
Red Cross
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
Silver Cross Women of Canada - Guelph Branch
Silverwood Dairies Limited
Singer's Gift and Radio Shoppe
Smith (A.F.) Jewellery Store
Smith (A.W.) and Sons Ltd.
Smith (L.M.) Flour and Feed
Smith (Owen) Contractor
Smith (William A.) and Company Stock Brokers
Spegel's Department Store
Steele's Wire Springs Limited
Stewart Cleaners
Stewart Lumber
Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada
Sutherland (John) and Sons Limited
Sutherland-Schultz Electric
Tantardini's Red and White Grocery
Tantardini's Travel Agency
Taylor-Forbes Company Limited
Tedford Housing Bureau
Tip Top Tailors
Tolton Manufacturing Company Limited
Tovell Funeral Home
United Farmers Co-Operative Company Limited
Van's Barber Shop
Victoria Sweets
Victory Cab
Violet Shoppe
Walker's Department Store
Wallace Printing Company
Walsh (Len) Butcher Shop
Wellington Acceptance Corporation Ltd.
Wellington Packers
Weston (George) Breads and Cakes
White (Gerald) Sporting Goods
White (Morgan O.) Tobacconist
White Derby Hamburgers
White Rose Service Station
White Spot Coffee Shop
Wilkinson Insurance Agency
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)