Témoignages d'anciens combattants:
John Cecil Snelgrove

Armée

  • John Snelgrove (far right, seated) and the Stores Department Tug of War Team were RAF and No.2 Military District Champions, 1918-1919. Collection courtesy of Bill and Nadene Strange.

    John Snelgrove (far right, seated) and the Stores Department Tug of War Team were RAF and No.2 Military District Champions, 1918-1919. Collection courtesy of Bill and Nadene Strange.
  • Captain John Cecil Snelgrove served with the 75th Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force.

    Captain John Cecil Snelgrove served with the 75th Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force.
  • Insignia of the 75th Battalion.

    Insignia of the 75th Battalion.
  • Toronto's Evening Telegram ran this article after John Snelgrove was injured overseas. The article also tells the story of John finding a poppy on the battlefield and sending it in a letter to his mother. September 1916.

    Toronto's Evening Telegram ran this article after John Snelgrove was injured overseas. The article also tells the story of John finding a poppy on the battlefield and sending it in a letter to his mother. September 1916.
  • Snapshots of Canadian soldiers aboard a ship. Top right:John Snelgrove (far right) and fellow soldiers try out their life preservers. Left: John Snelgrove (far right) enjoys the deck chairs. Bottom right: Soldiers pass the time on deck.

    Snapshots of Canadian soldiers aboard a ship. Top right:John Snelgrove (far right) and fellow soldiers try out their life preservers. Left: John Snelgrove (far right) enjoys the deck chairs. Bottom right: Soldiers pass the time on deck.
  • A citation noting John Snelgrove's actions when he was wounded at St. Eloi, September 17, 1916. He was leading a bombing party and was shot in the face. Despite his injury, he kept going and was an inspiration to his men.

    A citation noting John Snelgrove's actions when he was wounded at St. Eloi, September 17, 1916. He was leading a bombing party and was shot in the face. Despite his injury, he kept going and was an inspiration to his men.
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