Grimsby Newspapers
Blake, William C. (Died on 6 Sept 1944)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 14 Sep 1944, p. 5

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William C. Blake, a veteran of the First World War, died Wednesday, Sept. 6th, at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Harvey Chambers, 42 Tuxedo avenue north, Hamilton, in his 76th year. Born in England, he had resided in Hamilton for 20 years, formerly living in Grimsby, where he was well known and highly esteemed. A veteran of the First World War, he served with the 98th Battalion, later transferring to the 75th Battalion. He was a member of Grace Anglican Church. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Richard Wilkins, Oshawa; Mrs. Harvey Chambers of Hamilton, with whom he resided; Mrs. Henry Dixon, Grand Valley, Ont.; and Miss Lilliam Blake, of Toronto; also one brother in England. The funeral was held from the J.B. Marlatt funeral home Saturday afternoon with interment in Queen's Lawn cemetery, Grimsby.

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14 Sep 1944
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6 Sept 1944
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Blake, William C. (Died on 6 Sept 1944)