Etc. -- C. E. Murch 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. 


797163 Private Clarence Egbert Murch of Simcoe, 
was a member of the 133rd Band, and is spoken of 
in the highest terms by Bandmaster Sutton. 

He came here from Houghton, but the family were originally of Simcoe. His father, "Alf" Murch, was a schoolboy in Simcoe about 50 years ago.  

The following is from a page 1 article in the 20 Sep 1917 issue of the Waterford Star


Private Murtch [sic] of Simcoe, was a member of the 133rd band, and is highly spoken of by Bandmaster Sutton. He was well known around Townsend Centre, having worked there for some time.


The following is from a page 8 item in the 15 Aug 1918 issue of the Simcoe Reformer


Murch -- In loving memory of Clarence Egbert Murch, who was killed in action, August 8th, 1917, somewhere in France. "He loved honor more than he feared death."


Also see Egbert's Attestation Paper: side 1 | side 2.

C. Egbert Murch

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