Remembering Private Wesley Mark Gurr: his photo
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Private Wesley Gurr's nephew and namesake, site visitor Wesley John Gurr of Humboldt, Arizona emailed us scans from his family history: Private Gurr's photo (below) and his WWI medals, an early birth family photo, and pages of his WWI Journal, in Apr 2017 .
Private Wesley Mark Gurr

Wesley Mark Gurr was born 27 Dec 1896 in England, 
came to Canada and Simcoe with his birth family in 1910, 
enlisted on 27 May 1915, 
went overseas the following year, 
was invalided home in 1917, 
married Miss Emma Haworth of Simcoe 19 Mar 1918, 
and died following an operation for wounds, 22 Oct 1919.
He was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, and is 
memorialized on the Carillon Tower's WWI plaque.

This photo was taken circa 1916.
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Also see:
-- his medals
-- his birth family
-- his WWI Journal


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