Etc. -- Daniel Jeffrey died in Detroit
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A lightly edited transcription of a page 1 article in the 29 Apr 1920 issue of the Simcoe Reformer.

Death of Mr. "Dan." Jeffrey

The many Simcoe friends of Mr. Daniel Jeffrey will regret to learn of his death, which occurred 25 Apr 1920 in Detroit, from the effects of wounds received in the Battle of Arras.

He leaves to mourn his loss, a daughter, Miss Grace, about 15 years of age; one sister, Mrs. A. H. Mabee of Detroit; two brothers, John Francis of Detroit, and Andrew E. of Simcoe, who was present at the funeral which took place yesterday. 

Deceased was at one time  an employee of The Reformer office, and in Apr 1917, with his brother John enlisted with the 241st Battalion, Canadian Scottish Borderers. He left for overseas in May of the same year. 

He was in the battles of Passchendaele, Amlens and wounded at Arras by a machine gun bullet through the right shoulder, temporarily paralyzing the arm.

About a year ago he was invalided to Canada and came to Simcoe to visit his brother Andrew, and renew acquaintances with his young friends.

For some time he as a hospital case in London.

The end came on Sunday as stated above, his one side being completely paralyzed.

Copyright 2017 John Cardiff