100 Years Ago: Belleville Roll of Honor, Letter from Harold Lloyd

The Intelligencer July 25, 1916 (page 2)

“Roll of Honor Being Prepared. The following resolution was last night unanimously adopted, by the City Council:—Ald Smith moved, seconded by Ald. Woodley, that His Worship the Mayor, Ald. Deacon and Mr. Alex. Walker, be a special committee to prepare a roll of honor of all the men (also nurses) who enlisted from the city of Belleville, as their home or birthplace and that the sum of $75 be appropriated towards the expense incurred.”

The Intelligencer July 25, 1916 (page 7)

“Letters from Overseas. From Pte. Harold Lloyd. The following note has just been received by Mrs. W.A. Lloyd, 20 Franklin Street, this city, from her son, Pte. Harold Lloyd, now at the front:—

Dear Mother,—Just a little line to let you know that I am well, and hope you are all the same. My wound is healing very quickly, and I am well cared for. Send me a box as quick as you can, and remember me to all. Percy is here, and getting along fine. Write soon. Your loving son, Harold.”