100 Years Ago: More Recruits from Bank Staff, Dr. Harry Jarman Killed in Action

The Intelligencer January 24, 1917 (page 3)

“The enlistment of Clarence W. Earle of the local Bank of Commerce staff, makes the fourth member of the staff to join the present draft of the Cobourg Heavy Battery. The others are Gunners B. R. Wickman, J. C. DeLong, and L. J. Lafferty. The Union Bank is also represented by Gunner E. V. Foster in the present draft, and Gunner J. H. Roberts with the fifth draft now in France.”

The Intelligencer January 24, 1917 (page 7)

“Dr. Harry Jarman, son of Mr. G. R. Jarman, Police Magistrate, of Bancroft and northern part of Hastings County, was killed in action somewhere in France on January 15th. He had been away on active service for two years. The hero was popular, and much esteemed by all who knew him.”

[Note: Captain Harry Love Jarman died on January 15, 1917. He is commemorated on Page 578 of the First World War Book of Remembrance.]