Etc. -- Wilfred L. Simmons reported ill, died of wounds, 1918
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The following is from a page 1 article in the 10 Oct 1918 issue of the 
Simcoe Reformer newspaper.

Norfolk Casualties

797033 -- Pte. David Walpole of Port Rowan.
Died of wounds.
 
45249 -- Pte. S. H. Broadrib of Normandale.
Died of Wounds.
 
757813 -- Pte. W. L. Simmons of Courtland.
Ill.
 
 

The following is from a page 1 article in the 17 Oct 1918 issue of 
the Simcoe Reformer newspaper.

Norfolk Casualties

453790 -- Private George William Cook, m.m., d.c.m,
of Simcoe. Killed in Action.
 
797223 -- William Denny of Langton. Killed in Action 
on 27 Sep 1918. Enlisted in 133rd Battalion. 
His parents subsequently moved to Brantford. 
His father, Robert Denny, is well-known in Simcoe.
 
[7973..] -- Private W. Dickey of Delhi.
Died of Wounds.
 
796007 -- Private Laurens Martinus Fleg of Simcoe. 
Killed in Action.
 
408399 -- Private Levi Nelson Kenline of Charlotteville.
Killed in Action.
 
335348 -- Private Hugh I. Olmstead of Simcoe vicinity.
Died on Shipboard.
 
796005 -- Private Robert Prentice of Simcoe.
Killed in Action.
 
Private Wilfrid [sic] Simmons of Courtland.
Died of Wounds.
 
 

The following is from a page 1 article in the 24 Oct 1918 issue of 
the Simcoe Reformer newspaper.

PRIVATE WILFRED SIMMONS

Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Simmons of Courtland, who died from appendicitis in a French hospital on 4 October.

He enlisted with the headquarters signaling corps of the 120th Hamilton Battalion, while attending Hamilton Normal School.

From the 120th Battalion he was transferred to the Mechanical Transport Section of the Army Service Corps.

He had been in France about a year and nine months, serving with the transport section of a Forestry Battalion.

During the greater part of that time he drove a three-ton truck, although for a period he drove a Ford car for the conveyance of officers.
 
 

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


Wilfred Simmons



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