Service and Sacrifice: The Toronto Police Service and the First World War

“RED FRIDAY=IN COURAGEOUS CANADA/1914-1918…March 11, 2022@20:05-TORONTO POLICE FORCE/1993-2022, WITH ALSO OTHER Canadian Police Forces/1993-2022…HAMILTON, VANCOUVER, ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE/Canada Wide, CALEDONIA O.P.P./2009-2022, AND LAST BUT NOT LEAST=NOT a Canadian Police Force, THOUGH, OUR Canadian Nation’s Security-CSIS…OUR ONCE PROUD, LOYAL, HEROIC, ALLIED Canada, AND MEN; WHOM SERVED WITH DUTY-HONOUR AND VALOUR/1914-1918….Canadian Forces-JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL, AND OMBUDSMAN; YOU ALSO RESEARCH and READ THIS BLOG, and THEN SOME!!!” Yours Aye: Brian CANUCK Murza…Killick Vison, W.W.II Naval Researcher-Published Author, Present Day Military Analyst/Amateur, High Treason Q.E.II Analyst, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

“Note: CASUALTIES of The Toronto Police Force Personnel, AND ALL CANADIAN CASUALTIES; CONCERNING THE GREAT WAR, W.W.I/1914-1918:      Still stands thine ancient sacrifice, a humble and a contrite heart; Lord God of Hosts be with us yet, LEST WE FORGET, LEST WE FORGET!!!”  Poem by Rudyard Kipling.  ‘At the going down of the SUN, AND in the MORNING; WE WILL REMEMBER THEM, WE WILL REMEMBER THEM!!!”  “YOU ALL ARE NOT FORGOTTEN, WE REMEMBER!!!”

The Khaki and Blue Project

Researched and Written by Matthew Scarlino.

This article was originally written in November 2018, with a version featured on TPS News.

One hundred years ago, the people of Toronto and its police service would experience the crucible that was the First World War. It was perhaps the most trying time the Toronto Police Service has experienced in its history. Canadians far and wide are reflecting on the experience of that war, the human cost of the victory, and what it meant for Canada going forward. In anticipation of Remembrance Day 2018, the centennial of the victory of that war, we would like to honour the memory of the men and women of the Toronto Police, and the part they played serving the residents of Toronto at home, and serving Canada abroad.

Part 1: The Home Front – A City at War, a Force under Strain

A lone constable directs…

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Brian MURZA/Killick Vison is battleoftheatlantic19391945; W.W.II NAVAL RESEARCHER-PUBLISHED AUTHOR, PRESENT DAY NAVAL-MILITARY ANALYST, from Canada.

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