Grimsby Newspapers
Grimsby Independent, 26 Oct 1944, p. 7

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26 Oct 1944
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May, Everett K.
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Pte. Everett K. May, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold May, 4 Gibson Ave., Grimsby, is reported wounded and seriously ill. The notification received by his parents from Ottawa stated: "Officially wounded in action - date not yet available - and becoming seriously ill October 14. Nature of wounds described as bomb fragment wounds, compound fracture of left leg, wounds of thigh and lacerations face and neck." Nineteen years of age, he enlisted on November 7, 1943, and went overseas on May, 1944, being sent to Italy. He is one of three brothers serving overseas, the other two being Lance-Cpl. Gordon May, with four years' overseas service, and Gnr. Francis May, who went overseas three years ago. Both are in Belgium, according to latest letters received by the family.

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