The Intelligencer June 17, 1916 (page 2)

“Gunner Potts Wounded in Action. Gunner J.M. Potts, a member of the 34th Battery, and a former well-known G.T.R. fireman, who resided in this city, has been wounded in action.”

The Intelligencer June 17, 1916 (page 2)

“John Corby Killed. No. 300292 Dr. John Corby, son of Mrs. Frank Corby, 16 Murney St., is officially reported killed in action, June 2nd. His father died since he left for the front.”

[Note: Driver John Corby died on June 2, 1916. He is commemorated on Page 70 of the First World War Book of Remembrance.]

The Intelligencer June 17, 1916 (page 7)

“County Council Grants One Thousand to 155th. The Council went into Committee of the Whole on Ways and Means, Mr. Naylor in the chair.

A motion prevailed that the County’s grant of $2,000 per month to the Canadian Patriotic Fund be continued for the remainder of the year. …

The proposition for a grant to the 155th Battalion was considered. …  Mr. Ketcheson moved that $1,000 be given to the 155th Battalion. …  Upon a vote being taken, 16 voted for the motion of Mr. Ketcheson, and 8 against it.”

The Intelligencer June 17, 1916 (page 7)

“Pte. B.F. Fitchette Wounded in Action. The following telegram was received by Mr. Fitchette yesterday: Geo. T. Fitchette. 429 Bleecker Ave., Belleville. Sincerely regret to inform you, No. 412169 Pte. Bryan Franklin Fitchette, infantry, officially reported admitted to Kitchener Hospital, Brighton, June 11th; wounded in left arm. Will send further particulars when received. Officer in charge, Record Office.

Pte. Fitchette left this city a year ago with the 39th Battalion.”