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The Oral History/Herstory Collection Project

Elgin Military Museum and the Libro Credit Union aim to engage local youth and veteran submariners by starting a Oral history project to record submariners’ stories and strengthen regional heritage The Oral History/Herstory Collection Project, organized by the Elgin Military Museum and funded by Libro Credit Union Limited, will record …

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Cockell, Iris (Hey)

Iris (Hey) Cockell passed peacefully into her Saviour’s arms Friday, October 31st, 2014. She is lovingly remembered by her family. Beloved wife of the late John Cockell (1972) and dearly loved mother of Gordon (Anne) Griffin. Cherished Grandmother of Melanie and her husband Jim Bains, David Griffin and his fiancé …

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What to do with found explosives

On October 22, 2013 a 94 year old St. Thomas resident attended the front lobby of the St. Thomas Police Station carrying her late husband’s collection of ammunition dating back to WW2. In her possession were numerous types of grenades, tank round, and aircraft bombs. The Department of National Defence …

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BARNES, Ronald Arthur “Ron” “Barney”

BARNES, Ronald Arthur “Ron” “Barney”, a lifelong resident of St. Thomas. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear Dad, Ron Barnes at his home on September 20, 2013 at age 90. He will be greatly missed by his family. Ron was born in St. Thomas on …

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