Remembering OPP Constable Willis Jacob

Remembering OPP Constable Willis Jacob

By Dave Osborne, OMAH Volunteer The bridge at Highway 12 South is dedicated to Constable Willis Jacob, who died in a fatal motor vehicle collision in 1958 Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Constable Willis Jacob, age 35, a three-year veteran, reported to work as usual...
Private Raymond John Gagnon

Private Raymond John Gagnon

Private Raymond John Gagnon By Mary Ann Grant The son of Aimee and Emile Gagnon came to Rathburn, Ontario (Monck Road) from Alberta as a boy. The family operated a small strawberry farm on the 12th Concession of Mara Township. A happy-go-lucky lad, Gagnon enjoyed...