They shall grow not old as we that are left grow old. Age shall not weary them nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning. WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.
In memory of my dear friend Edward (Ted) Slade R.C.N. 1933 - 2011. Also my Grandfathers. Alfred Arnold Chamberlaine R.S.M Kings Royal Rifles and Douglas Thomas Thrift, Royal Horse Artillery. Veterans of the Great War.
Sunday, October 16, 2011
Sergeant Joseph A. D. Sheffield
151916 Sergeant Joseph A.D. Sheffield was born in Gravenhurst Ontario on April 24th, 1876. At the time of his enlistment in the 79th O.S.Bn C.E.F he was 35 years old, married to his wife Margaret who was residing in Beeton, Ontario and was a Laborer by trade. Sergeant Sheffield enlisted on October 25th, 1915 in Grandview Manitoba. He would return from his service in France and die at the age of 69 on July 5th, 1945.