Veterans of WWII

Attestation papers from the Second World War are not yet available.  However, a list of names of World War II veterans was compiled as a result of oral history interviews with members of the community.  A big thank you goes out to Lawson Drake who provided the following list of names. (Spelling may not be 100% accurate)

Irma Bain (Nurse)

Vernon Drake (Navy)

Andrew Gass (Army)

John Heartz (Veterans Guard)

Addison Horne (requires confirmation)

Luther Horne (Air Force) - For background information regarding Luther, please refer to the digital collection; Audio

Charles MacKinnon (requires confirmation)

Norma (Walker) MacLean (Nurse)

Bernice McArthur (Army Medical Corps, Dan McArthur's daughter)

Charles McArthur (Air Force, Dan McArthur's son)

Daniel McArthur (Army)

Archie McEachern (Veterans Guard)

Alison McPhail (Air Force)

Hector Scott (Army)

Alex Skinner (Army, minister's son)


Four men from the area were killed during the Second World War, their names can be found on the cenotaph in Cornwall.  They are;

GNR. John White Bell - Killed in action in Italy - October 3, 1944, age 21.  (Click here to view the Service File)

F/SGT.  Ronald H. Butler - Killed in action over Germany - October 22, 1943, age 24. (Click here to view the Service File)

F/SGT. Terris H. Miller - Killed in action over Belgium - August 17, 1943, age 23. (Click here to view the Service File)

PTE. William E. Stone - Killed in action in Holland - October 10, 1944, age 25. (Click here to view the Service File)

WWII Cenotaph Close-up


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