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WWI and Wolfe Island


  •                                      BROMWICH, Henry WW                                           GARDEN ISLAND
  • 342948                    ABBOTT, Howard Francis                                       WOLFE ISLAND
  • 3059411                 BROWN, James Daniel                                               WOLFE ISLAND
  • 3286                          CHERRY, Ernest Edward                                          WOLFE ISLAND
  • 835970                    DAVIS, Richard E                                                          WOLFE ISLAND
  • 835972                    GILLESPIE, Albert E                                                   WOLFE ISLAND
  • 455781                    JONES, George T                                                           WOLFE ISLAND
  • 835470                    KENNA, Charles Patrick                                           WOLFE ISLAND
  • 813                            O'REILLY, Frank                                                           WOLFE ISLAND
  • 835058                    STALEY, Gordon H                                                      WOLFE ISLAND
  • 835327                    WALKER, Edwin Jobe                                                WOLFE ISLAND
  • 835484                    WATTS, Arthur J                                                           WOLFE ISLAND

Do you know of another soldier from Wolfe, Garden or Simcoe Island who served in WWI?  Please let us know!

Online Databases

  • The Canadian Great War Project
  • Attestation Forms   
    • Find out what the soldier looked like; see the original form with his handwriting on it.
    • Search the Soldiers of the First World War database on the website of Library and Archives Canada.

Census Records

  • Before the War
  1. Search the 1911 Census of Canada.
  2. Type the soldier's surname.
  3. Choose Ontario from the dropdown menu.
  4. Click Hide/Show Advanced Search Options.
  5. District Name: Frontenac
  6. Sub-district Name: Wolfe Island
  7. Leave the other fields blank.
  • After the War
  1. Search the 1921 Census of Canada online from
  2. Library and Archives Canada has partnered with to provide free access to this census.
  3. Access is only free if you are accessing the records from within Canada.
  4. will ask you to make a free account (email address, password) in order to verify that you are accessing the 1921 Census from within Canada.
  5. If you prefer not to make a free account, you are welcome to use Ancestry-Library Edition free of charge at your local KFPL branch (in-library use only).

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