The Roll of Honour of the Ontario Teachers Who Served in the Great War 1914-1918 (Classic Reprint)

The Roll of Honour of the Ontario Teachers Who Served in the Great War 1914-1918 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Roll of Honour of the Ontario Teachers Who Served in the Great War 1914-1918 In any record of War effort, however, the part played by t'hose'w'ho enlisted for military or naval service must be given first place. Accordingly, this Roll of Honour has been prepared as a permanent tribute to those men of the teach ing profession in Ontario who enlisted in connection with the Great War. At the outbreak of the War there were engaged in the schools 2288 male teachers. In addition about 250 men were in attendance at the professional train ing schools. Very many of these were, of course, ineligible for military service. Accordingly, the lists contained herein form no mean record of the valour and the loyalty of the teachers of Ontario. Altogether the Roll of Honour con tains 848 names. The numbers of those who were called upon to lay down their lives for the cause to which they so freely gave themselves is 101, and of the others 210 were wounded. The decorations either awarded to teachers, or for which they were recommended, total 78. Special lists of those killed and of those winning decorations will be found herein. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 78 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243179650
  • 9780243179657