Témoignages d'anciens combattants:
William E. Jones

Armée

  • After serving overseas, William Jones was sent back to Canada to recover from injuries incurred during a gas attack. He posed for this photo will the many bottles of medication he had to take every day in the background.

    After serving overseas, William Jones was sent back to Canada to recover from injuries incurred during a gas attack. He posed for this photo will the many bottles of medication he had to take every day in the background.
  • William Jones (sitting cross-legged in the front row) and members of his Scottish regiment while in training at Valcartier, Quebec, August-September 1914. On the reverse, Welsh-born William joked about wearing a Scottish kilt, calling himself "McJones."

    William Jones (sitting cross-legged in the front row) and members of his Scottish regiment while in training at Valcartier, Quebec, August-September 1914. On the reverse, Welsh-born William joked about wearing a Scottish kilt, calling himself "McJones."
  • Postcard from the military hospital where William Jones was a patient in England. During the World War I, many private estates were converted to hospitals to care for wounded soldiers.

    Postcard from the military hospital where William Jones was a patient in England. During the World War I, many private estates were converted to hospitals to care for wounded soldiers.
  • Left: William Jones at the Sanitorium in Ste-Agathe, Quebec, where he was sent to recuperate after his war service was over. Right: a postcard of the sanitorium.

    Left: William Jones at the Sanitorium in Ste-Agathe, Quebec, where he was sent to recuperate after his war service was over. Right: a postcard of the sanitorium.
  • William Jones' Army pay book open to the page containing his will. In the event of his death, his belongings were to be sent to his mother, who was still living in Wales.

    William Jones' Army pay book open to the page containing his will. In the event of his death, his belongings were to be sent to his mother, who was still living in Wales.
  • William Jones served in the military again during the Second World War. Collection courtesy of Mr. Jones' daughter, Gwyneth Jones.

    William Jones served in the military again during the Second World War. Collection courtesy of Mr. Jones' daughter, Gwyneth Jones.
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