We start 2015 with three “vanished” schools. The bricks and mortar of Grand Avenue, Humber Bay, and Silverthorn schools have gone, but their war memorials survive to remind us of students who volunteered for king and country.
Humber Bay’s memorial proudly displayed in its fourth location. ©2015 Toronto Branch OGS
A fourth school, Fairbank Memorial, rounds […]
As students and teachers settle into their classes for another year, our project volunteers are celebrating a back-to-school accomplishment—we now have a full 100 schools in For King and Country database!
Just added are war memorials and school histories from: The Bishop Strachan School; Davisville Public School; Eastern High School of Commerce; George Syme School; Humbercrest […]
Just before the end of 2011, we added 3,600 names from memorials in ten schools from wide-ranging communities around the city, including Riverdale, North Toronto, Parkdale, East York, Dovercourt, Corktown, and Scarborough. The new schools are: Agincourt Continuation School, Deer Park Public School, Earl Grey School, Midland Avenue School, Morse Street School, Park School, Parkdale […]