The Mosaic of Life: Bigamy and Fraud in the 18th

Note: Additional information will require amendments to this blog. A member at the 18th Battalion Facebook Group found more information. The Players Private, later Sergeant Alfred Brittles Eliza Brittles, wife of Sergeant Brittles Private Charles Brookman Minnie “Brookman” Clark, wife of Private Brookman and William Clark William Clark, a rigger at a munition plant in…

Insurance for the Troops

In a previous post regarding 2nd Lieutenant L.C. Vogan the news article referenced “…he Oxford Patriotic Association, for $500 in the Imperial Life.” There was a fund called the “Canadian Patriotic Fund” which assisted Canadian soldiers with benefits for those with families. The Oxford Fund was initially independent of the Canadian Patriotic Fund: CANADIAN PATRIOTIC…