Wasnidge, Charles (Died)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 14 Nov 1917, p. 1
Full Text

The accidental discharge of a rifle in the hands of a friend was the cause of the death of Mr. Charles Wasnidge, who died from a bullet wound in the back, in Minden, Ont. last Wednesday morning...The remains were brought to Grimsby on the evening train on Thursday, and taken to the parlours of J.C. Marlatt and Son, later being taken to the home of his parents on Ontario Street...The funeral took place on Saturday afternoon...services were conducted at the home by Rev. Mr. McLachlan...Interment took place in Queen's Lawn Cemetery, the pall bearers being H.H. Farrell, C.P. Farrell, Reginald Ferris, Milton Stouck, Amos Fisher and Austin Loukes. The late Charles Wasnidge was born near Grimsby 38 years ago, and was the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Wasnidge on Ontario Street. He had lived here practically all his life, and was well and favourably known throughout this district. He learned his trade as a blacksmith and for several years conducted a very large and successful blacksmithing business of his own in the stone shop at the bridge...Besides his parents, he leaves two brothers, Frederick of Grimsby and Harry of Niagara Falls, N.Y. to mourn his loss.

Media Type
Genealogical Resource
Item Type
Death notices
Date of Publication
14 Nov 1917
Date Of Event
7 Nov 1917
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Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Wasnidge, Charles (Died)