WWI in Kingston-Frontenac

Thomas Hancock, 155 Bagot Street

Thomas Hancock's wife had died, leaving him with three small daughters. In 1914 he placed the girls in the Orphans’ Home and went overseas with the 2nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry, was captured at the Battle of Julien and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp in Giessen, Germany. After the war he returned to his job as a painter/decorator and by 1921 was living at this address with his daughter Sarah. Read more about Thomas Hancock.

155 Bagot Street, September, 2014