Dench, George (Died on 2 Dec 1916)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 13 Dec 1916, p. 2

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Old Timers no doubt will remember the man referred to in the following dispatch: Sarnia, Dec. 5 - George Dench, formerly Grand Trunk Railway agent of this city and Point Edward, died at the residence of his son in Winnipeg December 2 after a prolonged illness. He had recently completed his allotted time in the services of the G.T.R. and had been superannuated, and early in November left in a visit to Winnipeg, where he gradually grew weaker. Mr. Dench was first employed on the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway in England, and left for this country 40 years ago, securing a position as telegraph operator on the Great Western Railway at Hamilton. Following a term of service here, he held responsible positions with the G.T.R. as agent at Sarnia tunnel, Grimsby, Niagara Falls and Owen Sound, in 1912 he was appointed agent at Sarnia with supervision over Point Edward. Mr. Dench was a member of the Independent Order of Oddfellows, and also of the Masonic fraternity, and was a member of the Niagara Lodge A.F. and A.M., Niagara Falls, and Bismarck Lodge, A.F. and A.M., Sarnia. He is survived by a wife and three daughters, and one son, George Jun., who is overseas with the 76th Battalion.

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Date of Publication:
13 Dec 1916
Date Of Event:
2 Dec 1916
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Dench, George (Died on 2 Dec 1916)