Read, Alex (Died on 11 May 1947)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 15 May 1947, p. 11

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The death occurred in the Veterans' Hospital, Detroit, Mich., on Sunday, of Alex. Read, a former resident of the Lower Thirty, in his 54th year.

A son of the late John and Mrs. Read, he was born in Clinton township. At the outbreak of the First Great War he enlisted with the old 2nd Dragoons and proceeded overseas with the Canadian Mounted Rifles.

He is survived by his wife and one son, Jack; one sister, Mrs. Ray Duprey, of Grimsby; a brother, Charles, of Grimsby, predeceased him.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday afternoon from the J.W. Buck and Son Funeral Home, Beamsville. Interment was in Mount Osborne Cemetery.

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15 May 1947
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11 May 1947
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Read, Alex (Died on 11 May 1947)