Canada at War: THE SERVICES: Blacked Out

When the Ottawa Rowing Club unveiled its honor roll last week the name of one of its greatest scullers, the onetime single sculls champion of Canada and North America, was covered with adhesive tape.

The name was that of Theodore Dubois, 33, private in Canada's Home Defense Army. The club's president, zealous Captain Roy Longworth Byron, assistant to Canada's director of army recruiting, had written to Dubois suggesting that he volunteer for overseas service so that there would be no "blackout" on the club's honor roll. Dubois had stood on his rights...

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