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 […]

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 […]

Pte. Mitchell Oke – ID Tags

ID Tags of Wishe (Mitchell) Oke, 1090464 Two tags on brown ribbon. One hexagonal and one round tag. Pte M Oke 1090464 on front, CAN BATT 15 on reverse 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 […]

Mitchell Oke – Bayonet and sheath – WW1

Ross Rifle Company bayonet with brown leather sheath- 1907 pattern Standard issue bayonet is missing the barrel ring as it was broken off or removed and used in farm work after Mitchell Oke was discharged.  Both bayonet and sheath are well worn. On the metal hilt is the number 7-09.  On the brown leather sheath […]

Family of Volunteers by Maj. George W. Beal

Family of Volunteers, An Illustrated History of the 48th Highlanders of Canada, covers the period from the founding of the Regiment in 1891 to the 110th Anniversary in 2001. Chapters, richly illustrated with pictures, show the major periods and activities of the regiment: Early Years 1891 – 1914; three war times – South Africa 1900, […]