Back in March, we wrote about three “vanished” schools and invited contributions of photos or reminiscences. Thanks to two blog readers, we add a few details to the story of Grand Avenue School, in Humber Bay, Etobicoke.
Kjell Nordenson, shown here with his father and sister, enjoyed Grand Avenue School days.
Kjell Nordenson attended Grand Avenue […]
Mark a stone, but let me lie
With my fellows who fought and died
With me on Vimy Ridge
Roy Jones, remembered on memorials at Parkdale Public School & Parkdale CI.
Parkdale’s Roy Victor Jones was one of some 3,600 Canadians who died at Vimy Ridge. A wooden cross marked the spot where he fell on […]
…I see by your gravestone you were only nineteen
When you joined the great fallen in 1916.
Well, I hope you died quick and I hope you died clean.
—Eric Bogle “No Man’s Land (The Green Fields of France)” ©Larrikin Music
This plaque at McMurrich Public School started the search for Ernest Jones. ©Toronto Branch, Ontario Genealogical […]