- 835053 CAMPBELL, Archie CLARENDON STATION
- 10712 BAIN, Thomas CROW LAKE
- 455021 PATON, Hugh George CROW LAKE
- 639495 WILTSE, Arza James CROW LAKE
- 835737 ALLEN, George OCONTO
- 220259 MacPHERSON, Ross E OSO
- 835444 PATTERSON, Robert G OSO
- 412064 LUTZ, Hezro Kilburn OSO STATION
- 345805 ALLEN, James Coleman SHARBOT LAKE
- 16395 BABCOCK, Ernest L SHARBOT LAKE
- 835833 BADOUR, Edward Nelson SHARBOT LAKE
- 226528 BONNER, Andrew Rankin SHARBOT LAKE
- 39108 BONNER, Harry James SHARBOT LAKE
- 835739 COMMODORE, Robert Waldron SHARBOT LAKE
- 410494 GARRETT, Cecil Newton SHARBOT LAKE
- 220200 SLY, William D SHARBOT LAKE
Do you know of another soldier from Oso Township who served in WWI? Please let us know!
Where to Look
The Canadian Great War Project
Find out whether the soldier survived the war, what unit(s) he served with, when his birthday was, and who was waiting for him back at home. Search for the person by name and/or regimental number.
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.
Beginning in the late 1940s, a series of 989 local history books were compiled by members of the Women's Institutes across Ontario. The project was initiated by Lord and Lady Tweedsmuir. The volumes are a rich source of material about families and communities in Ontario, written by women who lived in the communities they were writing about.
Find a copy of the Tweedsmuir history : Zealand Women's Institute at KFPL.
- Way Back in Frontenac: Bedford and the Northern Townships, 1860 – 1900, by Russ Waller.
- Back of Sunset: a History of Central Frontenac Township, by Michael Dawber.
- An Historical Geography of Oso Township, Frontenac County, by Ralph David Ayers.
- County of a Thousand Lakes: the History of the County of Frontenac, 1673 - 1973, by the Frontenac County History Committee.
- Your County Has a Past, by Alice E. Hogeboom.
Find out who lived in the household. Discover how old they were, what they did for a living, how much money they made, and more.
Before the War
- Search the 1911 Census of Canada.
- Type the soldier's surname.
- Choose Ontario from the dropdown menu.
- Click Hide/Show Advanced Search Options.
- District Name: Frontenac
- Sub-district Name: Oso
- Leave the other fields blank.
After the War
- Search the 1921 Census of Canada online from Ancestry.com
- Library and Archives Canada has partnered with Ancestry.com to provide access to this census.
- Ancestry.com will ask you to make a free account (email address, password) in order to view the census.
- 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).
Try the Map Gallery, Frontenac Maps on the County of Frontenac website. Scroll down and click Lot/Concession Maps by Geographic Township.
Towns and Villages
- Clarendon Station
- Crow Lake
- Lillies Mill
- Oso Station
- Sharbot Lake * (KFPL Library Branch)
- St. George's Lake
What did you discover? Please share your results with us!
Return to Home Town, Home Front.
Acknowledgement: The list of soldiers' names was generously provided by Stuart MacDonald, curator of the Princess of Wales' Own Regiment (PWOR) Museum.
Image: We are saving you, you save food / Digital ID: (digital file from color film copy transparency) cph 3g12663 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g12663 / Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA