Brown Gerry

Brown Gerry


Gerry Brown Sport: Hockey:   Year Inducted: 1970 Gerald “Gerry” William Brown, born in Edmonton in 1915, came to Cornwall in the fall of 1939 to play hockey for the Cornwall Flyers. He played here for two seasons with the Flyers, then went to Detroit of the N.H.L. in 1941. Gerry joined the Canadian Army in […]

Burke Neil


Neil Burke Sport: Hockey:   Year Inducted: 1974-5 Like so many other Cornwall athletes, Neil Burke’s career started in the Our Citizens of Tomorrow (O.C.O.T.) hockey program. His first hockey award came out of this program in 1950 when he was the winner of the Levi Miller Sportsmanship Trophy. In 1952, Neil led the St. Lawrence […]

Burns William


Willie (Billy) Burns Sport: Hockey:   Year Inducted: 1968 W. C. Burns, born in 1875, was known as “Billy.” He was an outstanding clean cut athlete. Fred Degan, Billy, and Don Cameron were known as the “Stone-wall defence.” He was a great lacrosse player and promoter and went to great expense to keep lacrosse alive in […]

Batten Don


DON BATTEN To play a game successfully and capture a major championship is the goal of many athletes. Don Batten achieved this goal while playing hockey, a pastime that lasted for a couple of decades. Batten played with some of the best juniors of the 1940’s. He wore the colours of the Oshawa Generals, one […]

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