Leo Boughner, who returned to his
home in Woodhouse only a week ago last Sunday from overseas,
having returned on the "Northland," died on Saturday
When he reached his home he was
suffering from a heavy cold, and this later developed, the illness
terminating fatally within less that a week after his arrival
It is into the conditions aboard
the "Northland" that Justice Hodgins is investigating,
and, of course it is not [known] whether this death is traceable
to the discomforts that may have been undergone by deceased while
The young soldier was the eldest
son of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Boughner of Woodhouse. He leaves
besides his parents, a wife, formerly Miss Fanny Boyington, and an
infant 7 months old, which was only two days old when the father
left to go overseas. One sister, Mary, and two brothers, Douglas
and Gordon, also survive.
Deceased went with an engineering
unit from Toronto, and only reached England.
The funeral was held at 2 o'clock
on Tuesday. Rev. Mr. Braund of Port Dover, conducting the service.