Grimsby Newspapers
Killed in Action
Grimsby Independent, 11 Sep 1918, p. 1

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Date of Publication:
11 Sep 1918
Date Of Event:
30 Aug 1918
Personal Name(s):
Hewitt, Roy ; Hewitt, Jas. A.
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Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Hewitt, Gunner Roy, an old Grimsby boy, and son of Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Hewitt, of Beamsville, Ont., has been officially reported as killed in action on August 30, 1918. Gunner Hewitt was born in Grimsby some 28 years ago and lived a great portion of his life in this village, his father having run a large planing mill and contracting business on the property where Mr. R. H. Swackhammer now lives on Depot Street. Some years ago after a very disastrous fire in the mill, Mr. Hewitt removed to Beamsville, and went into business there ... He was killed on August 30, 1918 while serving with the ammunition column of his Battery ...

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Killed in Action