Etc. -- Walter Cade Killed in Action, 1917
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The following is from a page 1 article in the 30 Aug 1917 issue of the Simcoe Reformer newspaper.

Casualty List Tells 
of Severe Fighting

Those Canadian Regiments that for the past fortnight have been battling so bravely for the possession of Lena, must have contained quite a sprinkling of Norfolk soldiers. The casualties, that began to arrive Saturday, are much the heaviest since Vimy Ridge. 

In contrast to what happened then, however, the fatalities are far less in proportion to wounded. It will be remembered that in the taking of Vimy Ridge more Norfolk boys lost their lives than were reported wounded.

So far we have noted the following:

Killed in Action

796182 -- Pte. Ernest Christian Quanbury, of Woodhouse.
797557 -- Pte. W. Cade of Windham.

Died of Wounds

[796873] -- Private Arthur Henry Lane, of Simcoe.

The following is from the same source.

Killed in Action.

Private Cade was a young Englishman who had been in Norfolk for some time. For two years prior to his enlisting he had worked for Mr. Clarence Silverhorne of Teeterville. The only relative in Canada that he had was a sister. A brother is in the Imperial Army and has been wounded twice. While in Simcoe Private Walter Cade lived with Mrs. Fred Marr, North Ward.

The following is from a page 1 article in the 13 Sep 1917 issue of 
the Simcoe Reformer newspaper.

Three Teeterville Chums 
Meet Heroes' Deaths

These brave boys -- Private Frank Hill, Private Walter Cade, and Private Lloyd B. Lewis -- all members of 
"D" Company of the 133rd Battalion, and all belonging in Teeterville, have been killed in action.

Hill and Lewis were natives of Windham. Cade, an Englishman, had lived [in Teeterville] long enough to look upon it as home.

Lewis had gone west, but came back to Norfolk to enlist with his chums in the county unit.

While the 133rd trained here they lived together with Mrs. Fred Marr, Colborne Street north. 
They went to England together, stayed there together; 
they crossed to France to the same battalion, and somewhere there they found soldier's graves within a few days of one another.

The following is a partial transcription of the Teeterville column on page 5 of the 13 Sep 1917 issue of  the Simcoe Reformer newspaper.

Word was received last week that three of the boys from this village, Frank Hill, Walter Cade and Lloyd Lewis, had paid the supreme sacrifice. A memorial service was held in the church of Sunday evening, conducted by our pastor, Rev. Mr. Voaden, assisted by Rev. Mr. Russ.


Also see Walter's Attestation paper: side 1 | side 2

Walter Cade

Photo from microfilm

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