Death of Mr.
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
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.