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ON00120 023-1-.1-4-.277-2

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  • April 1942 (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w acetate negative ; 10 x 12 cm

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(1909 - Present)

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One image of a head and shoulder shot of Canadian Army Soldier and Royal Canadian Navy Ordinary Seaman Applicant Wilfred Fortier during World War II (WWII).

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Wilfred Fortier was born in Ottawa, Ontario and moved to Sudbury, Ontario with his parents at the age of 15. Before commencing military training with the Canadian Army on January 8, 1941, he worked at the Dominion Bridge Company in Copper Cliff, Ontario and the Delongchamp Cartage Company. At the time of the article, Fortier had applied to be an Ordinary Seaman with the Royal Canadian Navy but had not yet been notified if he was accepted or not.

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See "Wants to Shoot Rats," Sudbury Star, April 23, 1942, p. 6.

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To read Wilfred Fortier's obituary, see the Sudbury Star, August 7, 1981, p. 2.

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