Etc. -- Roscoe Devitt Killed in Action, 1917
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The following is from a page 1 article in the 6 Sep 1917 issue of the Simcoe Reformer newspaper. [Details presumably will follow in future issues]

Norfolk Casualties


797513 Pte. Wm. Frank Hill of Teeterville
797564 Pte. Roscoe Devitt of Delhi
797563 Pte. Wallace Marr of Townsend
Pte. Andrew Harrison of Wilsonville.
He enlisted with the 125th Brants.


797141 Pte. Harry Masters of St. Williams
797906 Pte. Harry Wm. Revell of Delhi


796736 -- Pte. Charles Reid of Simcoe 

"My chum, Roscoe Devitt, who used to be foreman of the Mitt and Robe Factory in Delhi, and I were out for a stroll last Sunday afternoon." 
-- Private E. R. Earl's 5 Jun 1917 letter home from France
The following is from a Items of Local Interest column on page 12 of the 6 Sep 1917 issue  of the Simcoe Reformer newspaper.

Two Delhi boys figure in the war fatalities since our last issue. Private Harry William Revell, who succumbed to wounds received in action was erroneously credited to Otterville. 

Roscoe Devitt, killed in action, was an employee of the Delhi Mfg. Co. He leaves a widow and four children. He was a son-in-law of Warren Kellum, a well-known citizen.  


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

Image from microfilm

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