Sarnia At War
The special “Sarnia At War” features 19 stories written for The Sarnia Journal and was presented on November 11th, 2016.
They capture stories of bravery, sacrifice and great loss. Sarnia is proud of it’s brave citizens who served their country when called upon.
The Sarnia Journal would like to thank the roster of talented writers and researchers who embraced the task. They include Tom Slater, who teamed up with fellow researcher Tom St. Amand, Journal columnist Phil Egan, historian Randy Evans, and contributors Gary Shrumm, Lou Giancarlo and Susan Roberts.
You can view the digital copy of “Sarnia At War” from The Sarnia Journal here.
Bomber Pilot “Flunker” Hegarty Graduated Top of his Class – Tom St. Amand and Tom Slater
Hospital Ship’s Sinking Became Canadian Rallying Cry – Tom St. Amand and Tom Slater
Quiet Little Street Recalls Determined City War Hero – Tom St. Amand and Tom Slater
The Incredible Story of Sarnia’s Own ‘Florence Nightingale’ – Randy Evans and Gary Shrumm
Lieutenant Jack Wright’s Final Act was a Heroic One – Tom St. Amand and Tom Slater
Vimy Ridge was a Bittersweet Victory for Canada – Randy Evans
Allan Family Made Heavy Sacrifice for Great War – Phil Egan
Mueller Brass the Engine of Sarnia’s War Economy – Phil Egan
Navy’s Worst Ship Sinking Included two Sarnians – Tom St. Amand and Tom Slater
POW Found a Way to Forgive his Japanese Captors – Phil Egan
Sarnia Customs officer served in both World Wars – Susan Roberts
Young Airman Had Every Reason to Stay in Sarnia – Tom St. Amand and Tom Slater
New Plaque at St. Patrick’s Honours Catholic Soldiers – Tom St. Amand and Lou Giancarlo
Sarnia Airman’s Burial was a Poignant act of Civic Defiance – Tom Slater and St. Amand
Air Cadet Brown Deserves Place on the Sarnia Cenotaph – Randy Evans