Morell - St. Peters Collection

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Letter Home From John Barry 2
Letter Home From John Barry 2
This is letter ws written by John Barry while in a service hospital in Belgium. He had been wounded and sent this letter home to his mother and family in St. Peter's Harbour, Morell PEI.
Letter Home From John Barry 3
Letter Home From John Barry 3
This letter was again wirtten by John Barry. This aain was adressed to his mother and family in St. Peter's Harbour Morell.
Morell Group Photo
Morell Group Photo
A picture of a group of soldiers from Morell. Back row-Francis MacAdam, Stewart MacEwen, Harry Eldershaw, Gerry MacAdam, John MacInnis. Front Row- Reg MacAdam, John B MacGrath, Barney MacDoanld, John MacDonald, Artie MacDonald.
Original Drwaing by John Barry
Original Drwaing by John Barry
A drawing by John Barry made while serving overseas.
Original Painting
Original Painting
This is a picture of an original painting that was sent home as a souvenir from Belgium.
Original Postcard
Original Postcard
This is a picture of an original postcard sent home by Earl Bambrick.
PROVOST Corps Patch
PROVOST Corps Patch
This is a PROVOST Corps patch that was worn a uniform.
Ross Rifle
Ross Rifle
This was the CEF's (Canadan Expeditionary Force) main battle rifle. This proved to be very unreilable compared to the British Lee Enfield. This rifle would jam up because of faulty ammunition and could't withstand high rates of fire. However due to the rate of fire snipers during the war prefered them. It was eventually replaced with the British Lee Enfield rifle in 1916 due to complaints.
Schoonselhof Cemetery, Antwerp Belgium
Schoonselhof Cemetery, Antwerp Belgium
A picture taken of John Barry's grave at the Schoonselhof Cemetery in Antwerp Belgium.
Supply Truck
Supply Truck
This is a picture of an army supply truck. These trucks were often used to carry munitions, weapons, food, first aid supplies and soldiers. These were extremely useful after the Normandy invaisons.
Telegram Stating John Barry's Being Wounded
Telegram Stating John Barry's Being Wounded
A telegram sent to John Barry's family stating that he has been wounded.
They Chose To Serve
They Chose To Serve
This is the PDF form of a book called They Chose To Serve which was created by the St. Peter's Bay Memorial Histroical Society in 1987.

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