Friends this week have received
the sad news that
Pte. J. Lewis [sic] Downey, 1st Canadian Machine Gun
Battalion, E. Battery. B.E.F., was killed in action on
Pte. Downey was born in Langton
and lived there until
he was seventeen years of age, then going
He enlisted in January, 1915, and
has been on the firing line for over a year.
A brother, Leo Downey, is now
with the Americans in France.