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 →

Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders – O’Shea Connections

Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders is a Primary Reserve infantry regiment of the Canadian Army. It is part of 33 Canadian Brigade Group, 4th Canadian Division and is headquartered in Cornwall, Ontario. (from Wikipedia) Anthony O'Shea and George Pollard of the S, D and G Highlanders in England during World War Two not long before shipping out to France. Both men landed... Continue Reading →

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