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Tpr. M. Black Killed – Son of Islay Woman
Mrs. Evelyn Thomas, Islay, has been advised that her son Trooper Melville J. Black, has been accidentally killed while fighting on the Italian Front.
Tpr. Black was 20 years of age. His birth place was Glenarm and he had lived in Fenelon Twp. most of his life previous to joining the service.
Tpr. Black was a member of a Tank Corps and had been overseas six months prior to his death while on active service.
The deceased was a kind and cheerful young man and was ready to help anyone at any time.
Surviving the departed soldier are his sorrowing Mother, and four brothers, Bert, Ronnie, Earl and Lavern also three sisters Luella, Jean and Buelah.
The sympathy of the community his life previous to joing [joining] the service is with these sorrowing relatives.
- Media Type:
- Genealogical Resource
- Item Types:
- Trooper Melville J. Black of Islay, Ontario, paid the supreme sacrifice in World War II.
Listed on the Honour Roll of Victoria and Haliburton Counties.
- Date of Publication:
- 22 Jun 1944
- Personal Name(s):
- Melville Black ; Evelyn Black ; Bert Black ; Ronnie Black ; Earl Black ; Lavern Black ; Luella Black ; Jean Black ; Buelah Black
- World War II Service Files
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