100 Years Ago: Canadian Casualties, Harold Lloyd and Percy Jones Are Prisoners of War, Ewart Jones Is Wounded

The Intelligencer July 10, 1916 (page 1)

“Casualties Among Canadian Troops. Killed in Action. …  Pte. Wilbur J. Conkright, Belleville, Ont. …  Wounded. …  Pte. Francis H. Collins, Belleville, Ont. …  Sergt. E.G. Jones, Belleville, Ont.”

[Note: Private Wilbur John Cronkwright died on June 27, 1916. He is commemorated on Page 72 of the First World War Book of Remembrance.]

The Intelligencer July 10, 1916 (page 1)

“Harold Lloyd Prisoner of War. The following has been received by Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Lloyd, of 20 Franklin street, this city:

Coln, Deutschland, June 4, 1916. I was taken prisoner at Ypres on June 2nd. I am wounded in the left arm, but not very badly. Percy Jones is here with me, also a prisoner, and slightly wounded. Don’t worry, for we are used well. Write soon. Best love, from Harold Lloyd.

Harold went from Kingston with 8th C.M.R., last fall.”

The Intelligencer July 10, 1916 (page 1)

“Ewart Jones Wounded. The following intelligence was received Saturday: Nelson Jones, 52 Yeomans St., Belleville. Sincerely regret to inform you 59,523 Sergeant Ewart Garde Jones, Infantry, officially wounded. Admitted No. 1, London General Hospital, Camberwell, July 3rd. Wounded left arm, left thigh. Will send further particulars when received. Officer I.C. Record Office.”