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Attestation Paper of Thomas Longboat
Tom Longboat gained international fame as a championship runner from the Six Nations in Brant County. During the First World War, his skills were put to use delivering messages in the trenches. Attestation Papers, like Longboat’s, are great sources for genealogy providing information on birth, employment, appearance and next of kin.

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RG 150, accession 1992-93/166, box 5730-27, #862805, Thomas Longboat

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