Mitchell Oke – brothers list of names

Typed list of Oke (Peters) brothers who served in WW1.   Includes their Mohawk written names. Pte. Frank Peters 53182  – 60th Battalion -survived Pte. Alex Peters 633145 – 21st Battalion -killed in action Dec 16, 1917 buried at Aubigny, France  Plot 3, Row F, Grave 53 Pte John ( Shawatis) Oke Peters 109210 – 253 […]

The Globe and Mail 7th May 1945

A 24 inch by 34 inch quad-fold newspaper of the Globe and Mail Ontario Edition 7th May 1945 with headline “WAR END MATTER OF HOURS” The photograph shows the German Delegation signing the instrument of surrender of the entire German military forces world-wide at the close of the Second World War. The signing took place […]

Dispersal certificate for Mitchell Oke

Dispersal certificate for Mitchell Oke dated 12/5/19 Pte Mitchell Oke , Wishe Khahientahaha, was a Mohawk of Handenosaunee Turtle Clan in Cornwall Ontario and lived on the Akwesasne Mohawk Native Reservation.  He enlisted in the 253rd Infantry Battalion in April 1917 and sailed to Europe on the SS Olympia.  There he was transferred to the […]

Telegram reporting wounding of Mitchell Oke

Great North Western Telegram to father reporting Pte Mitchell Oke admitted to hospital for leg wound. Pte Mitchell Oke , Wishe Khahientahaha, was a Mohawk of Handenosaunee Turtle Clan in Cornwall Ontario and lived on the Akwesasne Mohawk Native Reservation.  He enlisted in the 253rd Infantry Battalion in April 1917 and sailed to Europe on […]

Mitchell Oke Discharge Certificate

CEF Discharge certificate # 192252 for Mitchell Oke dated May 31, 1919 Faded but overwritten directly in ink over faded original typing later. One of two copies both similar. Pte Mitchell Oke , Wishe Khahientahaha, was a Mohawk of Handenosaunee Turtle Clan in Cornwall Ontario and lived on the Akwesasne Mohawk Native Reservation.  He enlisted […]

Pension and Insurance documents – 800114 Pte Hughes, Calvin

3 documents issued to Calvin Hughes after his discharge from the Canadian army. a) letter from Pension Commissioners dated June 20 1919 defining entitlement to a pension following injury during battle, b) Returned Soldiers’ Insurance Receipt dated Aug 28 1923 for payment made by Hughes for insurance, c) form from Department of Pensions and National […]

Citation accompanying the DSC awarded to LCol D. A. Mackenzie, DSO

Citation in grey paper with white inserts and blue seal of the War Department. The certificate accompanied the Distinguished Service Cross awarded posthumously to LCol. D. A. Mackenzie, DSO, for his heroic actions on 12 April 1945 during Operation Cannonshot, the crossing of the Ijssel River and advance towards Apeldoorn in The Netherlands. The award […]

Appointment of Capt McDougall as Adjutant

A 5.5 inch by 8 inch piece of paper mounted in a wooden frame stating that a meeting will take place at St. Andrew’s Hall 1st October 1891 where in Capt. McDougall will be placed as Adjutant.