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Remember This? Timmins soldiers off to war

Lieutenant Gordon and a number of new recruits of the Porcupine platoon of the Fourth Forestry Draft, World War One, taken on the corner of Pine Street and Fourth Avenue,
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The Timmins Museum provides the caption below:

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PHOTO: Lieutenant Gordon and a number of new recruits of the Porcupine platoon of the Fourth Forestry Draft, World War One, taken on the corner of Pine Street and Fourth Avenue, Timmins, April 24, 1917. 

More than 625 young men from the Porcupine participated in World War One between December 1914 and November 1918.

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