Millward, William Percival S. (Died on 7 Mar 1944)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 9 Mar 1944, p. 5

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After being confined to Mount Hamilton Hospital for two months with illness, William Percival S. Millward passed away on Tuesday morning at the age of 65 years. Deceased was born in Grimsby in the large frame home that stands in the east side of Main Street, top of Anderson's Hill, a son of the late Dr. W.E. and Mrs. Millward. As a youth he took up photography with a man by the name of McCullough, later buying him out and for a number of years conducted a photography gallery, which he sold to the late Charles Caldwell. He then followed the trade of a carpenter and 22 years ago moved to Hamilton to reside. He was a former employee of The Appleford Counter Check Book Co. and the Dunlop Tire and Rubber Goods Co. A member of Delta United Church, Mr. Millward took an active interest ans was an elder. He was president of the Bible class and his services will be greatly missed. Mr. Millward belonged to Union Lodge, A.F. & A.M., Grimsby.

Left to mourn his loss are his wife, the former Florence Beatrice Wismer; six sons, Cecil, Burlington; Carl, Pontiac, Mich.; Melvin, Hamilton; Guy, Chippawa; Bruce, Montreal, and Lyle with the navy in Fredericton; two daughters, Mrs. George Rodney, Detroit, and Mrs. Frank Elliott, Hamilton; four sisters, Mrs. Grace Hurst, Markham; Mrs. Charles Tutschulte and Mrs. Muriel Engles, Los Angeles, and Mrs. Charles Walters, Brookville, Pa.; two brothers, Bert McConnell, Victoria, and William McConnell, Los Angeles. The funeral will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock from Truscott Brothers' funeral home, Hamilton, to Queen's Lawn Cemetery, Grimsby, for interment. Members of Union Lodge will meet at their hall at 3 o'clock and at the cemetery at 3:30.

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9 Mar 1944
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7 Mar 1944
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    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Millward, William Percival S. (Died on 7 Mar 1944)