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    Half of Them Are Orillians
    September 27, 1917
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    Two drafts of men from B Company of the 177th Battalion have gone over to France during the past month. The first went to the 19th Battalion on August 26th, and included the following 12 men:—

    Private George Gosnel………………………Orillia
    Private Thomas Bridgwater………………..Orillia
    Private D’Arcy Warren……………………..Orillia
    Private Garfield Wilkinson………………..Orillia
    Private Frank Day……………………………Orillia
    Private John Cull……………………………..Orillia
    Private Albert Ernest Barry……………….Orillia
    Private John Campbell……………………..
    Private Alexander Douglas……………….
    Private Roosevelt Bulmer…………………
    Private Charles Edward Williams………
    Private William Hill………………………..

    The second draft went to the 4th Battalion on September 6th, and included the following 24 men from B Company:—-

    Private William Hopgood………………….Orillia
    Private John Crawford……………………..Orillia
    Private Kernel Williamson……………….Orillia
    Private Edward Elshaw…………………….Orillia
    Private Arthur Fred Young……………….Orillia
    Private Samuel Cox…………………………Orillia
    Private Alfred Nixon……………………….Orillia
    Private John Newby…………………………Orillia
    Private Edward Secord……………………..Orillia
    Private Grant Tupper……………………….Orillia
    Private R. G. Black…………………………..Atherley
    Private Victor Annis……………………….Ardtrea
    Private Percy Fawn…………………………Rama
    Private Frank Jas. Edward O’Shea
    Private Arthur Louis O’Shea
    Private John Greenwood
    Private Peter Paul Labatt
    Private Frank Lindsay
    Private William Barnes
    Private C. Fitzgerald
    Private Wallace Howard Burns
    Private Edward Creswick
    Private James Bruce Speiran
    Private H. Williams

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