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Sergeant Frederick Edwards, 123538

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives102359
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Storage Location
Box 148, Envelope 6464
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 148, Envelope 6464
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Physical Description
Glass-plate negative
Scope and Content
Studio portrait of First World War soldier Sergeant Frederick Edwards, MM and Bar, 123538 (originally assigned serial number 189142).
Born March 14, 1877 in Haldimand County, Ontario.
Enlisted September 18, 1915 at St. Thomas, Ontario.
At time of enlistment was residing with wife Alice and their child at West Lorne, Ontario and was employed as a sawyer.
Listed in June 26, 1916 issue of the St. Thomas Daily Times among members of the 91st Battalion who deployed from St. Thomas on June 25, 1916.
Listed in Nominal Roll 91st Overseas Battalion: "B" Company.
Listed in Elgin County Book of Remembrance: The Great War 1914-1918: "Enl. Sept. 1915. Served in Canada 70th and 91st Battalion; England 12th Reserve; France 1st Battalion. Battles: Somme, Vimy Ridge, Passchendaele. Wounded at Fresnoy and Passchendaele. Disch. Sept. 1918".
See: Attestation Papers in Library and Archives Canada Collections - http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=374574
Listed in West Elgin at War, by Harley Lashbrook: pg. 88 Edwards was awarded the Military Medal twice. I have not found him on any Roll of Honour.
Name Access
91st Battalion
West Lorne (Ont.)
Subject Access
Military
91st Battalion
First World War
User Comments
In March 2022, John Sargeant stated on Twitter: "Edwards was awarded the Military Medal twice. I have not found him on any Roll of Honour".
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Sergeant Frederick Pring, 123419

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives72543
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Storage Location
Box 156, Envelope 6054b
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 156, Envelope 6054b
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Physical Description
Glass-plate negative
Scope and Content
Studio portrait of First World War soldier Sergeant Frederick Pring, 123419.
Born August 5, 1892 at Glasgow, Scotland.
Enlisted September 8, 1915 at St. Thomas, Ontario.
At time of enlistment Pring listed as his next of kin his mother Mrs. Anna Pring, 65 Pollack Road, Shawlands, Glasgow, Scotland.
At time of enlistment Pring was single, employed as a clerk and had 1 year of experience with the 25th Regiment militia.
Listed in Nominal Roll 91st Overseas Battalion: Streatcher Bearer. (Transf. from 70th Battalion, 6/11/15)
Listed in Elgin County Book of Remembrance: The Great War 1914-1918: "Son of George Charles and Anna. Enl. Aug. 1915. Served in Canada 70th and 91st Battalion; England Canadian Army Medical Corps; France Canadian Army Medical Corps. Wounded at Lillers. Disch. May. 1919".
See: Attestation Papers in Library and Archives Canada Collections - http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=589165.
Name Access
91st Battalion
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Military
91st Battalion
First World War
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91st Batallion, The Last Roll Call

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives184180
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
August 21, 1914
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B1 F13 15
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B1 F13 15
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
August 21, 1914
Series
Don Cosens Collection- Postcards series
Physical Description
1 postcard : b&w ; 14 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard showing the last roll call for the 91st Batallion in St. Thomas, Ontario, August 21, 1914.
Name Access
91st Battalion
St. Thomas (Ont.)
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91st Batallion, The Last Roll Call

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives184184
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
August 21, 1914
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B1 F13 19
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B1 F13 19
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
August 21, 1914
Series
Don Cosens Collection- Postcards series
Physical Description
1 postcard : b&w ; 14 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard showing the last roll call for the 91st Batallion in St. Thomas, Ontario, August 21, 1914.
Name Access
91st Battalion
St. Thomas (Ont.)
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91st Battalion, C.E.F. - Last Reunion

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives118304
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1975
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Location
C1 Sh2 B1 F22 25
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Creator
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C1 Sh2 B1 F22 25
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1975
Series
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - 91st Battalion, C.E.F. file
Physical Description
7 photographs : b&w ; 15.5 x 25.5 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
Seven black and white photographs used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published June 23, 1975 with captions:
" Talking with old friends was part of the fun for the members of the 91st Batallion on the occasion of their last official reunion Sunday. Here Bill Rutter, left, of London, talks with Rev. J.L. Petrie, president of the 91st Battalion Association." (25a)
" This bugle, used by Ken Barrett of the Elgin Regiment, is the same bugle that was used by his father, Pat Barrett, the Bugle Major with the 91st Battalion" (25b)
" Heads were bowed during the invocation at the Pearl Street Cenotaph wreath-laying part of the 91st Battalion re-union activities Sunday. Pictured in the foreground (left) is Robert Ritchie of Niagara Falls, one of some 50 91st Battalion survivors who attended the re-union." (25c)
" Three city buses were employed Sunday, to chauffeur members of the 91st Battalion around the city as they observed their final re-union. Here the lead bus is shown as it leaves the marshalling area for the parade, behind the Perfect Circle building on Victor Drive." (25d)
" Framed through the saluting army of a member of the Legion color party, is the scene at the Pearl Street Cenotaph, Sunday morning, as wreaths were laid during the 91st Battallion re-union. Buses which carried the 50 battalion survivors attending, are in the background." (25e)
" Ed Howe of Livonia, Michigan (light jacket) and M.E. Baldwin of South Burnaby, British Columbia, members of the 91st Battalion are shown as they lay wreath at the Pearl Street Cenotaph, Sunday morning. The wreath-laying was one of the events held in conjunction with the final re-union of the 91st." (25f)
" Approximately 50 of the surviving 77 members of the 91st Battalion posed for a group picture after the wreath-laying ceremony at the Memorial Cenotaph. Sunday's event was the last official re-union. Far left is Elgin County Warden, Reeve A.H. Liebner, Reeve of Rodney, and at right are Lt.-Col. H.R. Warren, commanding officer of the Elgin Regiment and St. Thomas Mayor Wayne Neal." (25g)
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
91st Battalion
Subject Access
91st Battalion
Military
Newspapers
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