From Flickr: “Exhibition Park Railway Station (G.T.R.), east of C.N.E. Dufferin St. gate.” by Toronto Public Library Special Collections

March 31, 2015 Uncategorized

Soldiers from Toronto shipping out to fight in WWI. These young men are getting ready to catch a train on the old Grand Trunk Railway at the Exhibition Park station, in 1915. Many did not return. In the First World War alone, there were more than 37 million military and civilian casualties. How will you remember them?

Creator: Unknown
Date: 1915
Identifier: E 9-253
Format: Ephemera
Rights: Public domain
Courtesy: Toronto Public Library.
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