Identify individuals


By Sheila Runions

Banner Staff

Gaye Loree spent part of her summer travelling down memory lane while going through her mother’s storage chest. The late Eunice Gill (nee Joiner) saved two framed photographs which are causing Gaye to investigate the reason her mother kept them. Eunice left no information with the picture of two girls and Gaye has asked plenty of family and friends — to no avail.


The woman in a Canadian Women's Army Corp Second World War uniform is only identified as Doris. Its frame is a gray cardboard portfolio common of that era (and similar to the one for the girls), stamped with “A Meyers Portrait.” Again, Gaye has questioned many people, all of whom offer no assistance. If you recognize any of these faces, please contact this office and we will forward the results to Gaye. You may phone 204-328-7494, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , fax 204-328-5212, visit 529 Second Avenue (during office hours, Monday-Wednesday) or mail a note to Box 70, Rivers, MB R0K 1X0.

Eunice was born and raised at Rossburn, worked in Shoal Lake’s Royal Bank before being transferred to Rivers’ branch in the early 1950s. She lived with Christina White until she married Doug Gill in 1952. Doug and Eunice lived on the original Gill homestead eight miles northwest of Rivers. They were in the process of renovating a home in Rivers to move to town when, in 1981, she passed away.