Farewell To Arms Dinner Programme, WIA, 1946

Farewell To (W.W. II) Arms Dinner Programme

  • Created by:  The War Effort Group, WIA
  • Date:  1946-07-31
  • Provenance:  An original programme of “Farewell To Arms Dinner Entertainment and Dance” hosted by the Ward’s Island Association to honour Ward’s Island residents who served their country 1939-1945.  Document donated by Miriam Loheed, who served as a WREN
  • Digitized by: Ted English
  • Notes: Programme includes Ward’s Island Honour Roll

See also:
http://tihp.torontoisland.org/toronto-island-history-project/wia-military-honour-roll/


WARD’S ISLAND ASSOCIATION UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE WAR EFFORT GROUP
“Honour to whom Honour is due”
“FAREWELL TO ARMS”
Dinner
innen
ENTERTAINMENT AND DANCE
in the Clubhouse
WEDNESDAY EVENING, JULY 31, 1946, AT 1830 HOURS
PROCEEDINGS
SOMEONE WROTE SOME TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY YEARS AGO:
“God and Soldiers we adore
In time of danger not before The danger passed and all things righted
God is forgotten and the Soldier slighted”
IN APPRECIATION OF A JOB WELL DONE WE GREET YOU AND WELCOME YOU HOME
War Effort Group: MRS. SINCLAIR, MRS. COLEMAN, MRS. STEIN, Miss FOWLIE
OPENING ODE
ABIDE WITH ME Abide with me; fast falls the eventide;
The darkness deepens; Lord, with me abide; When other helpers fail, and comforts flee, Help of the helpless, O abide with me.
LAST POST
One Minute Silence — In Honour of Our Fallen Comrades
REVEILLE
GRACE
DINNER
Toast HIS MAJESTY THE KING
Toast
ARMED FORCES Proposed by WM. SCEVIOUR, Pres., W.L.A. Response by CAPT. COLIN BLAVER, M.C.
Address by Rev. J. C. CLOUGH
CLOSING CEREMONIES
*
INTERMISSION 15 MINUTES
ENTERTAINMENT
THIS PROGRAMME FEATURES SOME OF THE HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE SHOWS PUT ON IN YOUR ABSENCE.
1-SPECIALTY DANCE Newell Sisters (Featured dancers from the Stop and Go Show)
2-CANADA’S Top ACCORDIONIST Dorothy Merrall Les Lye-Duke Russell—Chick Moore
4-HAWAIIAN DANCERS Marge Smythe-Shirley McKay-Joan Crowley
Jonni Marshall-Elizabeth McColl
5-CANADA’S NIGHTINGALE OF SONG Pat Bailey
(Popular Radio Star)
6GOOD, GOOD, GOOD Wilma Stein-Don Russell
CORDIONIST Dorothy Merrall
8_WITH ‘ER ‘EAD TUCKED UNDERNEATH ‘ER ARM ……Les Lye -Jack Russell
9-SONGS Pat Bailey
10-
IJANCE Newell Sisters
W CIL
I ULUI
CTURES….
United Nations Revue
WARD’S ISLAND HONOUR ROLL
ALLEN, GERALD A. AMOS, ROBERT B. ANDERSON, JOHN R. ARMSTRONG, FRED R. BARR, HARRY SBESLEY, GORDON W.
BLAVER, COLIN A. BRADLEY, JACK C. BROWN, DOUGLAS A. $BYE, GEO. ALLAN
CARLISLE, DONALD CARMICHAEL, DOROTHY J. CARPENTER, JOHN S. CHOATE, CLARE E. CHOATE, JOHN J. CLINCKETT, FRED H. CoOPER, RoBT, WM. DALE, LEIGHTON J. DAVIS, EDWARD DAVIS, EVANS R. DAVIS, RICHARD T. DAVIS, J. E. (PAT) DEDMAN, ARTHUR M. *DODD, BLACHFORD F.
DREW, RONALD DUNFIELD, S. “Ross” H. Esson, F. W. FIDLER, DON. R. FRASER, ED, D. GAY, ARTHUR MAC. GREER, J. H. GUEST, JACK S. GRASS, F. C. GRASS, H. HANGER, CLIFFORD L. HARMAN, FRED W. HARWOOD, CHARLES D HENDERSON, R. GRANT HENDERSON, WM. B. HEWITT, ERNEST C. HILLOCK, CHAS. A. HILLOCK, FRANK W. HOPMANS, C. CLIFFORD JACKSON, J. LLOYD KENNEDY, DEAN R. KERR, DONALD KIMBER, E. GEORGE
KNIGHT, EDWARD C. KNOX, DAVID G. KNOX, R. M. (Peggy) LAPP, PHYLLIS E. LAWSON, FRANK C. LAWSON, NEIL C. LAWSON, GRAHAM G. LEONARD, CHAS. JOHN LEVOIR, LIONEL LIVINGSTONE, HARRY LOGAN, JACK LOHEED, GORDON F. LOHEED, MIRIAM J. LUDLOW, HARRY Ť. LYE, LESLIE E. LYON, TED E. SMACGREGOR, G. H. MINCHIN, F. H. I. MOHUN, GERALD J. MOORE, CHAS. WM. MOTTRAM, GEO. FRED MULLINGER, H. HUGH MUNDY, A. BRUCE MURPHY, PHILIP R. MURPHY, ROWLEY W. MCAREE, JOHN R. MCCLURE, ALLAN S. MCCONNELL, JACK W. MCCONNELL, WM. W. K. MCGIBBON, JAMES MCGILL, R. L. MCKNIGHT, JACK D. NAYLOR, H. ALLAN SNAYLOR, RALPH E.
NAYLOR, MARION A. PARKINSON, DONALD PINNOCK, Ross C. POCOCK, GERALD Pocock, HUBERT J. Pocock, J. L. POCOCK, N. O. Pocock, ROSAMOND PROWSE, DONALD F. PESTELL, G. W. RANDALL, DOUGLAS RANDALL, W. BRUCE SREA, JOHN
REA, WILLIAM C. REDFORD, RICHARD W. ROACH, H. J. F.
ROBINSON, K. DOUGLAS RUSSELL, BRUCE G. RUSTON, GORDON B. SANDERSON, J. WILFRED SANDERSON, W. DOUGLAS SCOTT, DOUGLAS B. SEED, BEVERLEY SEED, NEAL P. SHAW, W. GORDON SHIELS, GEORGE N. SHIELS, W. JACK SINCLAIR, ALECK J. SINCLAIR, ED. G. SMITH, GEORGE E. SMITH, JACK SMITH, Roy G. SMYTH, R. C. M. SMYTHE, JAMES M. SOCKETT, J. C. STEIN, GORDON W. *STURGEON, RALPH R.
SULLIVAN, CHAS. J. SULLIVAN, L. AUSTIN SULLIVAN, RAY G. SWAIN, BEN. SWAIN, JACK U.
TARSEY, GEORGE TASKER, WM. TITUS, ERNEST J. *THOMPSON, FRANK W.
VALE, BRUCE W. VALE, NORMAN VANDERVOORT, W. MARSHALL VAUGHAN, KENNETH L. SVAUGHAN, Ross G.
WARD, JACK WARD, OPAL I. WARD, WILLIAM E. WARREN, MILTON E. WHITTEN, JACK WILLIAMS, BETTY WILLIAMS, DOUGLAS M. WILLIAMS, JACK L. WILLIAMS, W. R. WILSON, EDWARD A. WINSLOW, IAN WITHROW, DONALD F. WITHROW, JOHN B. WOLFRAIM, JACK WRIGHT, T. ALLAN WRIGHT, JAMES H.
†Died of injuries
ŠKilled in action
“Lord God of Hosts, be with us yet, Lest we forget — lest we forget!”

1 Comment for “Farewell To Arms Dinner Programme, WIA, 1946”

Eric Zhelka

says:

Added a photo of this 1946 event and a photo of the WIA Honour Roll. If you have a better copy, please scan & submit it. thx!

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