100 Years Ago: Soldiers Honorably Discharged, Poster for Greater Production Meeting at City Hall, Theatres Open on Mondays

The Intelligencer March 11, 1918 (page 2)

“Service Records. Soldiers from this vicinity recently granted honorable discharge at Kingston include the following:

Private Arnold, enlisted 5th March, 1916, in the 155th Battalion in Marmora. He trained at Barriefield till the unit went overseas. In England he was stationed at Bramshott, where he transferred to the 254th Battalion. On going to France he was drafted to the 4th C.M.R. He was in action on the Vimy front. He was returned to Canada over age, coming back last month. His home is in Marmora.

Private J. H. York, enlisted on January 22nd, 1916, in the 155th Battalion in Marlbank. After training at Belleville and Barriefield he went overseas. In England the unit went to Bramshott, from there he transferred to the 21st Battalion in France, and was in action on the Vimy front, where he was wounded April 9th, 1917. He was four months and two weeks in France. After being wounded he went to Beechborough Park Hospital, Folkestone, and later at Epsom Convalescent. He returned to Canada February 7th. His home is in Marlbank.”

The Intelligencer March 11, 1918 (page 6)

“Public Mass Meeting. In the interests of ‘Greater Production.’ City Hall, Tuesday, March 12th. 8.15 P. M. Good Speakers, Special Soloist, also 15th Regimental Band.

Everyone urged to attend Belleville Production League. H. F. Ketcheson, Pres. P. F. Brockel, Sec’y. God Save the King.”

The Intelligencer March 11, 1918 (page 7)

“Theatres Open Tonight. Heatless Mondays having been abolished by the Government, theatres and other places of amusement will be open tonight as usual and on all Mondays hereafter. At Griffin’s and the Palace theatres special programs will be given this evening to mark the return to the regular order of things.”