Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Remembering Their Service to Our Country

"These five brothers in uniform are the sons of Mr. and Mrs. William Iles, 795 Seventh Avenue East. Their father served in the first great war. "Pte. Bill is the youngest member of the family and is stationed at Iperwash; Craftsman Manny is with the Ordinance corps. stationed in Britain; Tpr. Clifford is with the Second Canadian Armoured Brigade, B.W.E.F. in France; Sgt. Bob is with the Perth Regiment in Italy and Sgt. Wilfred is with the Pictou Highlanders  stationed at St. John, N.B. Two of the boys are married. Mrs. Wilfred Iles and daughters, Marlene and Winnifred, reside at 764 Seventh Avenue East, and Mrs. Clifford Iles lives at 604 Seventh Street "A" East."

text above and headshots of each of the men appreared in the Sun-Times date unknown

© 2009 Janet Iles
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