Harold Boys
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
A black and white photograph of Harold Boys cut out from a newspaper then photographed. It is labeled "Harold Boys". This photograph was on the back of the first leaf of Alex Brown's album and located in the bottom right pocket. This leaf had 4 pockets for photos on each side. In the top left pocket was a photo of Vic Johnston. The top right photo was of "Pte James Palmer". At bottom left is "Bill Brown" and bottom right "Harold Boys".
Notes
Alex Brown is a local Whitby area veteran. He is a member of the Royal Canadian Legion.

Harold W. Boys was born at Laskay, Ontario on September 5, 1897. He attended Agricultural College at Guelph and served in the York Rangers during the First World War. He was wounded in 1918 and was sent to the Whitby Military Convalescent Hospital. In the early 1920s he was the proprietor of a garage in Bowmanville and from 1925-1965 he owned a garage in Whitby. As well, from 1931 to 1965 he was the Engineer in charge of maintaining and servicing Whitby's Fire Trucks. He died at Whitby in May 1993 and was buried at Groveside Cemetery, Brooklin. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Whitby Branch.

Dimensions
Width: 10 cm
Height: 15 cm
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 10cm
Image Height: 15cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
Alex_Brown_Page_001_Verso_004
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.88342 Longitude: -78.93287
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Whitby Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

405 Dundas Street West, Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A1

For inquires about any newspaper content please contact askreference@whitbylibrary.ca

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Harold Boys


A black and white photograph of Harold Boys cut out from a newspaper then photographed. It is labeled "Harold Boys". This photograph was on the back of the first leaf of Alex Brown's album and located in the bottom right pocket. This leaf had 4 pockets for photos on each side. In the top left pocket was a photo of Vic Johnston. The top right photo was of "Pte James Palmer". At bottom left is "Bill Brown" and bottom right "Harold Boys".