Grimsby boy makes supreme sacrifice
Grimsby Independent, 4 Oct 1916, p. 1

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Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum.
Date of Publication:
4 Oct 1916
Personal Name(s):
Perry, William
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Another Grimsby born boy has made the supreme sacrifice for the cause of Liberty and Freedom, in the person of Pte. William Perry, who died at No. 5 British Red Cross Hospital, England, from gunshot wounds received on Sept. 16. The information of his death being received by his uncle, John Perry, Burlington Beach. Willie Perry was born in Grimsby 22 years, ago, in the house now occupied by Mr. John Gilmartin, Depot Street. He was the youngest of three sons of Mr. James Perry, formerly a well known blacksmith in Grimsby. After the death of the mother, the children went to Burlington Beach to live with their uncle.

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Grimsby boy makes supreme sacrifice