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100 years ago: Lee James Roebuck died

On this day in 1917 Lee James Roebuck died in a flying accident at Camp Mohawk near Deseronto. He had enlisted in Toronto on August 16th, 1917, giving his home address as Bloomington, Illinois. 302 more words


Trump And The New Politics of Honoring War Dead

WASHINGTON (AP) – After her Army son died in an armored vehicle rollover in Syria in May, Sheila Murphy says, she got no call or letter from President Donald Trump, even as she waited months for his condolences, wrote to him to say “some days I don’t want to live,” and still heard nothing. 868 more words


Pathological Blair - Part ii


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if Blair had cared – he wouldn’t have tried to sneak all our Dead service personnel back into Britain through the quiet back-door of Royal Wootton Bassett. 401 more words

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100 years ago: Harry Albert Downer died

On this day in 1917 Harry Albert Downer, a law student, died at Camp Rathbun when the aircraft in which he was a passenger crashed. 542 more words


100 years ago: James de Beaujeu Domville and Justin John Kramer died

Two Airplanes Collide Over Landing Place and Crash to Earth – Cadets Domville and Kramer in Training for Royal Flying Corps, Instantly Killed…

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100 years ago: Thomas 'Tom' Mungo died

On this day in 1917 Tom Mungo died of gunshot wounds he had received to his chest and arms on the previous day at the… 60 more words


100 years ago: William Sidney Gallie died

William Sidney Gallie, a grain merchant, died in Camp Mohawk near Deseronto on this day in 1917. He was born in the United States in 1896, the son of William and Mary Gallie. 256 more words