- 835703 JAMES, Earl Edwards BELLROCK
- 835909 GRANT, John Freeman BELLROCK
- 835558 LEVEQUE, Frank BELLROCK
- 835734 LEVEQUE, Joseph BELLROCK
- 835791 REVELL, Earl Benjamin BELLROCK
- 835790 SMITH, Alfred BELLROCK
- 835922 SMITH, James Henry BELLROCK
- 835719 TURPIN, Thomas A BELLROCK
- 835789 WALKER, Archie BELLROCK
- 835805 WALKER, William A BELLROCK
- 835128 BOOMHOWER, William BORDENWOOD
- 835109 RAMSAY, James BORDENWOOD
- 835110 SCOTT, William B BORDENWOOD
- 32719 HAGERTY, John Harold BREWER'S MILLS
- 304622 LLOYD, Lester Richard BREWER'S MILLS
- 455794 STREET, Vernor BREWER'S MILLS
- 455749 STREET, William Dempster BREWER'S MILLS
- 835092 ARMSTRONG, Andrew William John HARROWSMITH
- 835022 BOYCE, David HARROWSMITH
- BURTON, William HARROWSMITH
- 8081 CHARLTON, Burt HARROWSMITH
- 835902 COE, Alfred Francis HARROWSMITH
- 835857 COE, Arthur HARROWSMITH
- 3058347 COMPTON, Charles Andrew HARROWSMITH
- 412949 COTTMAN, John Thomas HARROWSMITH
- 300442 COWDY, Clarence HARROWSMITH
- 89113 DELINE, George Arthur HARROWSMITH
- 835870 ELLERBECK, Morley Clayton HARROWSMITH
- 40066 FERGUSON, Robert HARROWSMITH
- 835150 FRANKLIN, Stanley A HARROWSMITH
- 835449 LEE, Earl E HARROWSMITH
- 835447 MARTIN, John W HARROWSMITH
- 835258 REID, Frederick Oscar HARROWSMITH
- 145694 STEVENSON, James HARROWSMITH
- STEWART, John Herchemer HARROWSMITH
- 43197 THORGOOD, Francis HARROWSMITH
- TROUSDALE, Archibald Campbell HARROWSMITH
- 2235345 VanLuven, Frances Charon HARROWSMITH
- 835699 WATSON, William HARROWSMITH
- 835919 WEBB, Joseph HARROWSMITH
- 835550 YEOMANS, Archie HARROWSMITH
- 3058374 ABRAMS, George Robert HARTINGTON
- 835653 FREEMAN, John Edward HARTINGTON
- 835722 GOALIN, Herbert J HARTINGTON
- 835054 GOODERHAM, Robert Charles HARTINGTON
- 32703 GRANT, Hawley HARTINGTON
- 1090082 HOFFMAN, William Roy HARTINGTON
- 835661 HUGHES, Charles H HARTINGTON
- 835764 JEFFREY, Frederick Bernard HARTINGTON
- 219825 MOORE, Clayton William HARTINGTON
- 835451 MOREY, Edwin HARTINGTON
- 835562 PERO, Ezery HARTINGTON
- 835488 SLEAP, Sydney Arthur HARTINGTON
- 835718 SMITH, Thomas Elmer HARTINGTON
- 835865 WALKER, Dwight J HARTINGTON
- 835159 WARTMAN, Harold W HARTINGTON
- 514 COOKE, William Thomas MURVALE
- 677 WALLACE, Frederick MURVALE
- 835733 AYLEN, Frederick L VERONA
- 835706 BRADFORD, Floyd VERONA
- 535423 BURLEIGH, Herbert VERONA
- 455213 CONBOY, Kenneth Ernest VERONA
- 835492 CRONK, Sylvester VERONA
- 8090 DAVY, Mark VERONA
- 835496 DIXON, Delbert A VERONA
- 835489 EMBURY, Leonard W VERONA
- 835702 FREEMAN, Herman VERONA
- 835711 GODDBERRY, Eugene VERONA
- 835705 GOODBERRY, Howard James VERONA
- 835171 GOWDY, Robert W VERONA
- 220174 HOFFERT, William VERONA
- 835490 HUFFMAN, John VERONA
- 835690 JEFFERY, James M VERONA
- 835563 KNOX, Herbert VERONA
- 835560 LEARY, Thom VERONA
- 835494 MAXWELL, Ralph M VERONA
- 835704 McMULLIN, Joseph VERONA
- 835495 PERO, Albert VERONA
- 835037 QUINN, Ross H VERONA
- 835854 REVELL, Russell VERONA
- 835491 ROSE, William VERONA
- 835864 SCALES, Garnet E VERONA
- 111589 SCALES, Oliver VERONA
- 835708 SMITH, Lansen VERONA
- 835707 SWITZER, Stanley G VERONA
- 835591 TALLEN, Thomas B VERONA
- 835747 WATTAM, Archie R VERONA
- 835292 WATTAM, Stanley R VERONA
- 835894 WILLIAMS, John VERONA
- 835483 WILLIAMS, Michael VERONA
- 835497 WILLIAMS, Mitchell VERONA
- 452443 HAMILTON, Frederick George VERONA
Do you know of another soldier from Portland 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.
- History of the "Snyder" family. . .plus some family tree of the Aylsworth family of Hinchinbrooke Township, by John Garrison Smith. includes 1851 to 1861 census of Portland Township
- Portland, my home : an illustrated history of Portland Township, by William J. Patterson.
- Portland Township Memoirs and Biography, by Young Canada Works Program, Holly Emmons, Lisa Clow.
- 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: Portland
- 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
- Bellrock - formerly Depot Village
- Depot Village - now called Bellrock
- Harrowsmith - formerly Spike’s Corners
- Hartington * (KFPL Library Branch)
- Martin’s Mills
- Spike’s Corners - now called Harrowsmith
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: If you cannot put the "I" into fight, you can put the "pay' into patriotism by giving to the Canadian Patriotic Fund / Digital ID: (digital file from color film copy transparency) cph 3g12709 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g12709 / Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA