Etc. -- Fred McKnight's 1919 obituary
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A lightly edited transcription of a page 1 article from the Thu 2 Jan 1919 Simcoe Reformer.

Death of Fred McKnight

Fred McKnight, youngest son of Mrs. McKnight and the late John McKnight, and grandson of the late James McKnight of Windham, died on Monday in Hamilton after a few days illness from influenza, which developed into pneumonia.

His wife has also been very ill in a Hamilton hospital.

Deceased was for some time a member of the 133rd Bn., and was later working for the L. E. and N. here, and more recently had been living in Hamilton.

James McKnight of Simcoe and George McKnight of Waterford are brothers. Deceased also leaves a small child.

He was in his 30th year, and was buried from his mother's home on New Year's Day at half pass one.

Rev. Mr. Fulton conducted the service. 
The Bearers were Messrs. Charles Misner, Isaac McInally, Frank and Earl Coates, 
Fred and Horace  Sebring. Interment took place in Oakwood. A large number of relatives were in attendance.

Mrs. McKnight was reported this morning to be improving.


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