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 September 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
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.