Etc. -- Charles L. Vaughn's 1920 obituary
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A lightly edited transcription of a page 11 article in the 25 Mar 1920 issue of the Simcoe Reformer's Delhi Reporter page.

Died in Brantford

Charles L. Vaughn, aged 36 years, died in the Brantford Hospital on 21 Mar 1920.

The deceased gentleman was born in Charlotteville and moved to  Delhi with his parents, the late F. Vaughn and Mrs. Vaughn, and spent his boyhood days here.

When a young man he went to the Canadian West, where he joined the Mounted Police and served with a creditable record for two years, when he was invalided and honorably discharged. His health was not good, as he suffered with asthma.

He came east again and worked in Brantford for a few years as a moulder. When the war broke out he enlisted and was in training for seven months when he was discharged owing to ill health.

In Septemner 1918 he contracted the flu, which broke his health so badly he never fully recovered. He and Mrs. Vaughn left the city to live on a little farm near Nixon. 

A few days ago, he felt strong enough again to return to return to work and had secured a position in Paris. They got as far as Brantford when Mr. Vaughn became ill and had to be taken to the hospital, where he passed away quite suddenly.

The deceased was an honorable young man who made a large number of true friends, who respected him very highly.

The funeral took place on Tuesday. Rev. W. Carpenter officiated as deceased was an adherent of the Union Church at Nixon. Interment took place in the Delhi Cemetery.

His widow, mother and sister have the sympathy of their many friends.
 

 
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