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BOOK - Book of Remembrance, A Record of the Men of Port Hope who Participated in the Great War of 1914-1919 (Northumberland County, Ontario, Canada)
Updated and reprinted by Port Hope Archives, 2007

Hardcover... 30.00 (C$)

The book was originally created in 1919 as a tribute of the Mayor, Council, and citizens of Port Hope, to the men of the town who died on active service in the Great War of 1914-1918.

Only two copies of the book were produced in 1919. This is the first time The Book of Remembrance has been reprinted and it now includes the names of all of Port Hope's World War One soldiers who went overseas, along with photographs of those who died in the line of duty. This special edition also includes letters from the Front as published in The Port Hope Evening Guide and photographs from the collection of the Port Hope Archives

The Book of Remebrance is a snapshot of rural Ontario's contribution to "the war to end all wars" and a lasting tribute to those who paid the price for peace.

Contents include:
  • Introduction
  • Preface
  • Port Hope Honour Roll
  • Nursing Sisters from Port Hope
  • Port Hope men who have won distinction on the field of action, 1914-1918
  • The fallen soldiers
  • Lost soldiers
  • War work of the I.O.D.E. in Port Hope 1914-1918
  • The Canadian Patriotic Fund Port Hope Branch
  • Empire Tea Room
  • Letters from the Front [especially detailed personal accounts, often mentioning Port Hope people by name]
  • Memorial service
  • War memorial
  • Images from the Port Hope Archives
  • Index
196 Pages
8.5 X 11"
Published 2007 (this edition)
ISBN 978-0-9781111-1-3

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