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World War I Memorial Plaque
World War I Memorial Plaque (17 ½ cm in diameter). This is a bronze plate encased in a 26 ½ cm x 24 cm wooden frame. The inscription on the plate is “He died for freedom and honour, Samuel DeVeaux Woodruff”. [In 1916 the ...
Certificate of Promotion to Lieutenant in the 19th Lincoln Regiment
Certificate of Promotion to Lieutenant in the 19th Lincoln Regiment (32 cm x 40 cm). This was presented to Samuel DeVeaux Woodruff and signed by Eugene Fiset, Surgeon General, Deputy Minister of Militia and Defense. This ...
Victory Medal (Inter-Allied War Medal) which was awarded to all ranks of fighting forces. This is a circular, copper medal, lacquered bronze. It measures 3 1/2 cm in diameter and has a picture of Victory on the front. ...
Photograph - Samuel DeVeaux Woodruff
Coloured, framed photograph of Sam D. Woodruff in uniform [this photo is a coloured version of the photo of Sam taken at the Niagara Falls Railroad Station], 1916.
Next of Kin Memorial Scroll
Next of kin memorial scroll commemorating those who fell for King and Country. At the bottom of the scroll it says "Lieut. Samuel DeVeaux Woodruff Canadian Light Infantry". Enclosed with this scroll is a note of sympathy ...
British War Medal
This British War Medal was issued to those who had to leave their native shore in any part of the British Empire while they were on service. This is a silver circular medal, 3 1/2 cm in diameter. King George V is depicted ...
Letter - Samuel DeVeaux Woodruff to "Maggie Muffin Hound"
Letter, from Whitley Camp, Surrey. The letter is dated July 3, with no year. The salutation is "Dear Maggie Muffin Hound". Samuel writes about getting a letter from Barrie and he talks about old friends and family. He ...
Samuel DeVeaux Woodruff, Casualty Details, Grave site information etc.
Copies (these items were copied from the internet) of Samuel DeVeaux's attestation paper, casualty details and a copy of a photo of Wailly Orchard Cemetery in which the old wooden crosses have been replaced by stones.
Letter - Samuel DeVeaux Woodruff to "Marg"
Letter dated Nov. 5th, no year. The salutation is "Dear Marg". In this letter, Samuel talks about the fact that everyone is fed up and they want to go somewhere, preferably France, but he thinks that they will stay where ...