Photographer: J. F. Spalding
Fernie Museum. FMP.003248
Interned Austrians, Germans, Czechs, Slovaks and Poles (most of whom were actually Ukrainians) in Fernie, June 1915. They were interned at Morrissey from 1915 to 1918.At least one Italian, Giovanbattista Partenio was threatened with internment by police and his passport destroyed after he was observed flirting with local women.