Lieutenant Colonel J. A. Little – Gateway to Northwestern Ontario History

Read an article about Lieut-Col Little’s life and military career. He joined the 96th Lake Superior Regiment at its start in 1905 and became its commanding officer during the war.

During World War One, Lieutenant Colonel Little was appointed commandant of Internment at the Lakehead. During the early period of the war, it was commonly thought that an internment camp would be set up in the Thunder Bay district. However, an actual camp was never realized but Lieutenant Colonel Little still played the part of supervising transportation of ‘enemy aliens’.

Newspaper articles in July 1917 give an account of the pending retirement from the banking industry of Lieut-Col J. A. Little. At the time he was the commanding officer of the 96th Lake Superior Regiment.