Fatal accident near Vineland Grand Trunk Station
Grimsby Independent, 16 Nov 1921, p. 1
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Date of Publication
16 Nov 1921
Date Of Event
11 Nov 1921
Personal Name(s)
Gayman, Walter A. ; Gayman, H.M. ; Gayman, Samuel ; Gayman, Frank ; Gayman, William
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Driving alone in a car at 9:30 on Friday morning, Nov. 11, Walter A. Gayman, Divisional Manager for the Niagara Peninsula Growers Ltd. and manager of the Vineland Cooperative Company Ltd. was instantly killed and his car absolutely demolished when extra No. 678, a work train in charge of engineer Cardwell and conductor Nopper, struck him at the first Grand Trunk level crossing west of Vineland. Both the engineer and conductor are Hamilton men ... Deceased was one of the most prominent residents of the Vineland district. He was born there about 39 years ago and had resided in Vineland all his life. ... His wife and two children and his mother survive, all residing at Vineland Station; also four brothers, H.M. Gayman, Samuel Gayman, and Frank Gayman of St. Catharines and William Gayman of Fonthill; and one sister, Mrs. Burkholder of Vineland Station. The funeral took place on Sunday, Nov. 13, to Vineland Cemetery, the Rev. Mr. Crott officiating. The pallbearers were S.H. Rittenhouse, W.D. Culp, A.F. Culp, Mr. Leslie, Arthur Smith and Norman Moyer.

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Fatal accident near Vineland Grand Trunk Station