John A. Smith
Private John A. Smith (797204) of
Langton, was sick when the 133rd Battalion went overseas last
Since then he has been an inmate of a Tuberculosis Hospital in
Toronto, where he died on Monday,
aged 44 years.
He leaves a widow and a child 16
years of age,
a student of the Port Rowan High School.
At the request of the Langton
people, sent to the Honorary Colonel of the 133rd Battalion, Col.
Aiken enlisted the services of six returned wounded soldiers, and
they were sent in a car to the funeral, which took place yesterday
afternoon, where they acted as pall-bearers. They
Corp. Harry French of the 24th Battalion
Pte. Pinchen of the 133rd;
Pte. F. Ilton of the 24th;
Pte. Guy Winter of the 4th;
Pte. Sydney Beaumont of the 20th, and
Pte. Altalaar of the 133rd.