Tommy Olmstead Honored - Circa 1943


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Tmmy Olmstead Honored

The home of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Cullis was tlie scene of a jolly party Friday evening, June 4th, when a number of friends gathered in honor of O.S. Tommy Olmstead, R.C.N.V.R. of Esquimaldt, B;C., who was home on leave before going to the East Coast for further training.

A very enjoyable evening was spent in' chatting, games and music, after which the hostess served deilicous refreshments, assisted by Mrs. J. A. St. John, Mrs. A. H. Johnson and Miss Blanche Stewart.

Later, on behalf of the guests, Mary Jackson presented Tommy with a loyely gift.

Pte. George Stewart, R.C.O.C., of Brookvilie. who was also present was remembered with a gift. The presentation was made by Hilda Cullis.

Mr. Wm. Cullis, being a Veteran of the last War, made very fitting remarks during the presentations. On behalf of those present Mr. S. J. Emiry extended best wishes "to both boys for their success and safe return. Tommy and George both expressed appreciation.

After a jolly sing-song the happy evening was brought to a close by the singing of the National Anthem.

The invited guests were: Mr. and Mrs. John Jackson, Mr. and: Win. Keetch. Mr. and Mrs. George Stewart, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Brown, Mr. and Mrs; J. A. St.John, Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Johnson, Mr. and Mrs Art Jackson, Mr. and Mrs. S. Emiry, Mr. and Mrs. Win. Cullis Mrs. Thos. Olmstead. Jean McCreight Dorothy Johnson, Marjorie Stewart' Blanche Stewart, Pat Olmstead, Rath Thos Olmstead, Marie Cullis, Mary' Jackson, Hilda Cullis, Bill Cullis Jr. Jackie Cullis, Leonard Hopkins, Norman Hopkins, Jack Stewart, O.S.| Tommy Olmstead, and Pte. George Stewart.

An enjoyable afternoon was spent Thursday at the home of Rachael McLennan when Mrs. Olmstead family were entertained in honor of Tommy. A delicious lunch was served, also home made ice cream which was some treat for Tommy.

Those present were, Mrs. Thos Olmstead, Pat, Ruth Ann. O.S Tommy Olmstead, Mrs. Rachael McLennan, Miss Sadie Draper


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This newspaper clipping describes a celebration that took place in honor of Tommy Olmstead while he was home prior to being sent to the East coast for more training. The clipping describes who attended, and how Tommy was presented with a gift.
Date of Original:
Summer 1943
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Local History
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.28336 Longitude: -83.23318
Donor:
Huron Shores Municipal Offices-Huron Shores Museum
Creative Commons licence:
by-nc [more details]
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Huron Shores Museum
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1 James St. P.O. Box 460

Iron Bridge, ON P0R 1H0

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Tommy Olmstead Honored - Circa 1943


This newspaper clipping describes a celebration that took place in honor of Tommy Olmstead while he was home prior to being sent to the East coast for more training. The clipping describes who attended, and how Tommy was presented with a gift.