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Wark family (Sherbrooke) fonds

  • CA ETRC P234
  • Fonds
  • 1911-2002

The fonds contains primary source material on the personal, professional and military lives of the Wark family in Sherbrooke between 1911 and 2002. It consists primarily of photographs and theatre programmes. The fonds is comprised of the following series: James H. Wark, Florence (Bryant) Wark, Barbara Wark, Wark theatre, Photographs, and Miscellaneous.

Jim Wark WWI journal

The item is Jim Wark's journal entries shortly following his enlistment in World War I, more specifically during his trans-Atlantic voyage from Quebec to England in 1918.


The file contains primary source material on the military career of James H. Wark between 1916 and 1940 in Montreal and England. It consists primarily of James H. Wark's war memorabilia, correspondences, and photographs during World War One.

117th CEF (E.T. Battalion), probably taken at the Bury Armoury,

117th CEF (E.T. Battalion), probably taken at the Bury Armoury, 1916. Pictured: First row (seated), 2nd from left: Probyn. Second row, 4th from left: Warde. Third row, from left: 2nd- Sammy Mitchell, 4th- Harley F. Waid, 7th-Charlie Franklin, 10th- J.F. Vaughan. Fourth row: Adams, Hanson, Wood, and Wells. Also pictured: J. Kelley, B. Smith, A. Sylvester, G. Cavell, W. Bovin, C. Reyman, R. Sheldon, J. King, A.E. Thayer, R.F. Brien, T. O'Brien, C. Sanchal, N. Buzzell, J. Turton, T. Goulding, G. McDonald, R. Mitchell, L. Rollings, G. Gilbert, K. Burbank, G. Burbank, and K. Pessington.

Militaires inconnus

La pièce est une photographie de trois jeunes militaires et un homme inconnus vers les années 1910. Peut-être George Bigby, Francis Rankin, James McNaughton et William (Bill) Blight.

Battle of Hong Kong

The file consists of a letter by James Barnett about the battle at St. Stephens College Hospital in Stanley, in Hong Kong, during World War II, dated 1941 and an issue of the Montreal Standard that includes a profile the Heroes of Hong Kong, dated 1942. The documents provide information on the siege laid by Japanese troops to St. Stephens College Hospital where the Royal Rifles of Canada were established as well as published photographs of the Royal Rifles. Included among the officers shown in the photographs are: W. B. C. LeBoutillier, J. C. Gavey, E. E. Denison, M. A. Parker, C. A. Young, F. T. Atkinson, W. J. Home, J. H. Price, T. G. MacAulay, D. C. M., H. L. Lamb, W. A. Bishop, C. Baillarge, J. Barnett, K. R. Strang, P. L. MacDougall, W. A. B. Royal, F. G. Power, C. A. Blaver, W. E. Tulk, S. M. Banfill, W. F. Clarke, H. C. Laxson, R. F. Thorn, C. E. Price, F. D. Ross, J. S. McHarg, W. S. Fry, F. H. Royal, Ian Breakey, C. D. Johnston, F. N. Lyster, E. N. Denison, A. R. S. Woodside, R. E. Simons, J. F. Ross and G. M. Williams.

Canadian Grenadier Guards

The file consists of a photocopy of a book entitled Photographic Record and Souvenir of the Canadian Guards Overseas Battalion Eighty Seven. The file contains the nominal roll of the officers of the First Regiment Canadian Grenadier Guards after its reorganization, and provides information on their records of service.

117th Eastern Townships Battalion

The file consists of a General Order headed "Secret"; a mimeographed embarcation order letter dated 26 July 1918; a Christmas card dated 1935; a mimeographed newsletter "The Sizler, Official organ of the 117th Battalion", Vol.1, No.1, dated 10 December 1917; a printed menu headed "117th Shun", undated; a document headed Nominal Roll Officers, non-commissioned officers and men, issued with militia orders of 1917; a photocopy of one page of the newspaper Sherbrooke Daily Record, headed "50 years ago 117th ETBA sailed for England" and dated 13 August 1965; and copies of a letter and photographs regarding a reunion of the Eastern Townships Overseas Battalion Association from 1965. The file provides information on many Eastern Townships soldiers and on the activities and programmes of the 117th Battalion.

Eastern Townships Honour Roll index

The file contains a transcription and indexation of the Eastern Townships Honour Roll for soldiers serving in World War II (WWII) that appeared in the Sherbrooke Daily Record on 27 February 1943, along with the addition of service numbers and dates of death where the information was available, prepared by Allan Rowell.

Volunteer Militia

The subseries contains primary source information on the volunteer militia units in the Eastern Townships from 1888 to 1895. It consists of a log book used during the military camps held at different locations in the Townships, which includes lists of those responsible for specific duties during the camp as well as notes on activities.

2019-015 Accession

The file contains three photographs: group of boys with rifles, 1916 (featuring Rollie Elliot, Chet Kearry, Riggins, Arthur Pope, Elmer Cleveland, Stuart Morrill, ? Blake, Elmer Stockwell, Stuart Only, Eddie Smith, Dan Tounes, Harry Pugh, Stuart Messenger, Henry Smith, Ivan Adams, Leslie Porter, Stuart Hamilton, Arthur Messenger, Russ McKee, Duncan McCallum, Brooks Hamilton, Henry Carson, Bertie Barlow, Herbie Robinson, Ralph MacBain, Serg. ?); Edmund/Ted and Stewart Messenger, [195-?]; and Edmund/Ted Messenger in military uniform (left) possibly with W.A. Bishop, ca. 1915/1916.

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