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Two thousand more names…

For King and Country has expanded again!

We’ve just added more than two thousand names to our database of Toronto school war memorials.

Many schools in the city display lists of students, former students, and teachers who volunteered for active service during the two World Wars and other conflicts. Some lists name only those who […]

Remembrance for a Parkdale son

A wooden cross first marked the spot where Parkdale’s Roy Victor Jones lost his life in April 1917—one of about 3,600 Canadians who fell at Vimy Ridge.

When the wooden crosses at Vimy were replaced with stone markers, Roy’s parents had his cross brought home. John and Helen Jones are now buried in Etobicoke’s Park […]