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Send-Off of World War I Volunteers at William & Willow, Paris, 1914
Description
Creators
Unknown, Photographer
Brown, William A.
, Editor
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
This photograph shows the send-off for Paris's first seven World War I volunteers on August 23, 1914. They are preparing to enter Ford Model-T cars to be taken to Brantford.

The volunteers are: Napoleon Larin, Aylmer Fraser, Sergeant A. E. Cullum, Patrick Fitzpatrick, Ivor Murray, William Mears, Sinclair Knill.

This image was printed on the forty-fourth page of photographs in At the Forks of the Grand: Volume II by D. A. Smith.
Notes
The original matting provides a date of August 23. D.A. Smith provides a date of August 26.
Inscriptions
(On original matting)
Send-off at the corner of William and Willow Streets for seven First World War volunteers, August 23, 1914.
The men were conveyed in Ford cars to Brantford.
The railway tracks are those of the Grand Valley Railway.
Date of Original
Aug. 1914
Dimensions
Width: 23.8 cm
Height: 14.1 cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
1999.1759.01
Collection
D.A. Smith Photograph Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.194908 Longitude: -80.379427
Recommended Citation
Send-Off of World War I Volunteers at William & Willow, Paris, 1914, D.A. Smith Photograph Collection, 1999.1759.01, Paris Museum and Historical Society
Terms of Use
The information and images provided are for personal research only and are not to be used for commercial purposes. Use of this information should include the credit “Paris Museum and Historical Society.”
Contact
Paris Museum and Historical Society
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

Paris Museum and Historical Society

51 William Street, Paris, ON

N3L 1N4

(519) 442-9295

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Send-Off of World War I Volunteers at William & Willow, Paris, 1914


This photograph shows the send-off for Paris's first seven World War I volunteers on August 23, 1914. They are preparing to enter Ford Model-T cars to be taken to Brantford.

The volunteers are: Napoleon Larin, Aylmer Fraser, Sergeant A. E. Cullum, Patrick Fitzpatrick, Ivor Murray, William Mears, Sinclair Knill.

This image was printed on the forty-fourth page of photographs in At the Forks of the Grand: Volume II by D. A. Smith.