Etc. -- Percy J. Smith reported dead, 1917
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The following is from page 1 articles in the 26 Mar 1917 and 3 May 1917 issues of the Simcoe Reformer newspaper.

More Casualties

Since our last issue the fateful cables and telegrams have been raining on Norfolk. So far as we have been able to gather, the casualties of the week are/include:

797195 -- Pte. Percy Jesse Smith of Vittoria.
Son of Mrs. James Boyce, now of Buffalo. 
His grandmother is Mrs. George Kirk of Vittoria. 
Was employed at one time in The Reformer office. 

The following is a partial transcript of the Vittoria column on page 4 of the 3 May 1917 issue of the Simcoe Reformer.

Another of our boys, Percy Smith, son of Mrs. Joyce of Buffalo and grandson of Mrs. Geo. Kirk of Vittoria, 
paid the price for our liberty with his life at the front. 

The following is partial transcript of the Vittoria column on page 2 of the 17 May 1917 issue of the Simcoe Reformer.

There was a memorial service for the late 
Privates Wallace Cook and Percy Smith in 
the Baptist Church last Sunday evening. 

J. W. Chadwick expressed the sympathy of 
the church to the deceased's relatives; 
Mr. F. J. Shearer represented the Sunday School, 
and J. G. Chadwick the B.Y.P.U. 

Very appropriate music was rendered by the choir. 
E. M. Kitchen sang a solo. 
The floral offerings were particularly beautiful. 


Also see Percy's Attestation Paper: side 1 | side 2

Percy Smith

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