Témoignages d'anciens combattants:
Joseph Forrest Whiteley

Armée

  • Joseph Forrest Whiteley (centre) and two friends from the 1st Battalion Canadian Tank Company. They called themselves the "Three Tanketeers." Collection courtesy of of J.D. Whiteley.

    Joseph Forrest Whiteley (centre) and two friends from the 1st Battalion Canadian Tank Company. They called themselves the "Three Tanketeers." Collection courtesy of of J.D. Whiteley.
  • While overseas, Joe Whiteley was a member of the "Dumbells," a group of enlisted men who put on skits to entertain troops. In this photo of the Dumbells' camp, there is a sign that reads: "Where Whiteley Warbles Wagner."

    While overseas, Joe Whiteley was a member of the "Dumbells," a group of enlisted men who put on skits to entertain troops. In this photo of the Dumbells' camp, there is a sign that reads: "Where Whiteley Warbles Wagner."
  • Joe Whiteley (right) with his brother Charles Lewis. Charles was killed in battle on June 13, 1916 and his name is listed on the Ypres Memorial and the War Memorial in his home town of St. Stephen, New Brunswick.

    Joe Whiteley (right) with his brother Charles Lewis. Charles was killed in battle on June 13, 1916 and his name is listed on the Ypres Memorial and the War Memorial in his home town of St. Stephen, New Brunswick.
  • Pass that allowed Joe Whiteley to visit his brother Charles on board the Caledonian while it was docked in Halifax harbour on June 14, 1915.

    Pass that allowed Joe Whiteley to visit his brother Charles on board the Caledonian while it was docked in Halifax harbour on June 14, 1915.
  • On his own Atlantic crossing in 1918, Joe Whiteley and other soldiers aboard the SS Cassandra found that Gulf Stream so warm that they pumped water on the deck so the men could have their only shower of the three week crossing.

    On his own Atlantic crossing in 1918, Joe Whiteley and other soldiers aboard the SS Cassandra found that Gulf Stream so warm that they pumped water on the deck so the men could have their only shower of the three week crossing.
  • Joseph Whiteley's discharge certificate showing his service in the Canadian Army from April 23, 1918 until June 2, 1919.

    Joseph Whiteley's discharge certificate showing his service in the Canadian Army from April 23, 1918 until June 2, 1919.
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