After a lingering illness, during which time he had been confined to hospital for 6 weeks, there passed away at Christie Street hospital, on Monday evening, Charles Allan Mason, a well known and highly respected veteran and resident of Grimsby, in his 75th year.
Deceased was born in England and brought his family to Canada 31 years ago, settling first in Winona and then in Grimsby. He enlisted in 1915 with "B" Co. 98th Lincoln & Welland Battalion and went overseas in the First Great War.
He was a member of St. Andrew's Anglican Church and an active member of West Lincoln branch 127, Canadian Legion.
Surviving are his widow, the former Emma Tingley, four sons, Frederick, Ernest, Charles of Grimsby and Percy with the R.C.A.F. at Ottawa. Three daughters, Mrs. Ena Henley, Grimsby Beach, Mrs. Ethel Jempson, Clear Creek, Ont., and Miss Elsie at home.
Funeral services are being held this afternoon from the Stonehouse Funeral Home under the auspices of the Canadian Legion, Rev. A.E. Brooks officiating. Interment will be in the Soldier's Plot in Queen's Lawn Cemetery.
[Ed. note: according to Queen's Lawn Cemetery records, his name is Charles Allen Mason]