Grimsby Newspapers
Read, Charles A. (Died on 8 June 1944)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 15 Jun 1944, p. 5

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The death occurred in Hamilton hospital on Thursday last of Charles A. Read in his 54th year. He was born in Clinton township where he resided for many years, latterly being a farm foreman for E.D. Smith and Sons.

Some years ago he moved to North Grimsby and resided on Nelles Road. Shortly after the outbreak of war he went to Nitro, Quebec, on police work for a large firm in that district. He was a well known bandsman throughout the district having played with the old 44th Regt. band of Grimsby and the Beamsville band for years.

He is survived by his widow, one son P.O. Walter Read, R.C.A.F., Jarvis; two daughters Mrs. Beverly Black, Clinton township and Miss Katherine at home; one brother Alex of Pontiac, Mich.

Funeral services were conducted on Saturday with interment taking place in Mount Osborne cemetery, Beamsville.

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15 Jun 1944
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8 June 1944
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Read, Charles A. (Died on 8 June 1944)