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James Duffy

Duffy quickly made a name for himself among the sporting fraternity by placing second in the 1911 running of the Ward Marathon.

George Taylor Richardson

He was aptly described as “a man who never gave a command he would not himself have executed willingly.”

Francis Thomas Lind

He became a symbol in Newfoundland of the soldier who could face discomfort and sacrifice with good humour.

Owen William Steele

“We are all very particular here that we should not be classed as Canadians. We are much prouder of our distinctiveness as Newfoundlanders.”

Alfred Frank Mantle

"Everyone is now saying . . . that such indispensable men as Frank Mantle in a new land like Saskatchewan should not be permitted to enlist.”

Francis Clarence McGee

His accomplishment, then rarely seen at the highest level of hockey, heralded a new era. He averaged better than three goals a game.

Daniel Isaac Vernon Eaton

He had a promising career as an artillery officer, only to lose his life on the eve of Canada’s greatest military achievement of the Great War.

Augustine Emmanuel Lambert

The wear and tear of trench warfare had taken its toll and Lambert went out for two weeks with trench fever.

Talbot Mercer Papineau

His remarkable letters from the front are the Canadian voice of World War I, a reminder of all that was lost there.

Hedley John Goodyear

In his M.A. thesis, “Newfoundland and its political and commercial relation to Canada,” he argued that its future lay in a confederation with Canada.

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