Was drowned at Fifteen Beach
Grimsby Independent, 15 Jul 1936, p. 1
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15 Jul 1936
Date Of Event
8 July 1936
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Sproat, David ; Sproat, Stanley ; Sutherland, Emily
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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David Sproat's first boat ride on Wednesday afternoon of last week ended in tragedy when the two-year-old son of Mr.and Mrs. Stanley Sproat, 2A Wiley Street, St. Catharines, was drowned and four adults narrowly escaped a similar fate at the Fifteen Beach. Emily Sutherland, 54 Westchester Avenue, St. Catharines, slight 17-year-old passenger in the punt in which the party were riding, emerged from the fatality a heroine with the rescue of three lives to her credit.

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Was drowned at Fifteen Beach