Willie Montroy Went to War – by William A. O’Shea (A Canadian in World War One)

Written by: Bill O’Shea, July 24, 2014, revised August 2018 George William “Willie” Montroy ( 1895-1970), detail from a larger picture, taken between 1916 and 1919, which used to hang in the family parlor in Bedell, Ontario Introduction  The year, 2014, marked the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I. Between the declaration... Continue Reading →

William A. O’Shea – October 16, 1946 – October 14th, 2019

William A. O’Shea  William Anthony O’Shea was born in Cornwall on October 16, 1946. He was educated in Cornwall graduating from CCVS. He graduated from St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto with an M.A. in Social Anthropology. It was there he met his future wife Helen Anne Nixon. He had a long and distinguished career... Continue Reading →

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