Portrait Photo of Lieutenant Francis Alexander MacGrotty


Description
Creator:
Unknown, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
A black and white photograph of Lt. Frank A. MacGrotty. It is labeled "LT F A MacGrotty" on black tape with gold coloured typeface directly on the photograph. This photograph was on the back of the second leaf of Alex Brown's album and located in the bottom left pocket. This leaf had 4 pockets for photos on each side. In the top left pocket was a photo of Michael Fallon. The top right photo was of Fred Hartrick. At bottom left is Lt. F A MacGrotty and bottom right Cullen Perry.
Notes:
Alex Brown is a local Whitby area veteran. He is a member of the Royal Canadian Legion.

Francis Alexander MacGrotty was the son of Whitby Police Chief Charles F. MacGrotty. Francis ("Frank") MacGrotty enlisted in the 116th Ontario County Battalion and went overseas as a Sergeant. He led his platoon to a first prize in Musketry at a contest in England. He died of wounds at a dressing station in late December 1917.

Photo from "The 116th Battalion in France" by the Adjutant, E.P.S. Allen, Toronto, 1921.
Date of Original:
c.1917
Dimensions:
Width: 10 cm
Height: 15 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 10cm
Image Height: 15cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
Alex_Brown_Page_002_Verso_003
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.88342 Longitude: -78.93287
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian copyright law. No restrictions on use.
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Portrait Photo of Lieutenant Francis Alexander MacGrotty
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Portrait Photo of Lieutenant Francis Alexander MacGrotty


A black and white photograph of Lt. Frank A. MacGrotty. It is labeled "LT F A MacGrotty" on black tape with gold coloured typeface directly on the photograph. This photograph was on the back of the second leaf of Alex Brown's album and located in the bottom left pocket. This leaf had 4 pockets for photos on each side. In the top left pocket was a photo of Michael Fallon. The top right photo was of Fred Hartrick. At bottom left is Lt. F A MacGrotty and bottom right Cullen Perry.