Monday, November 12, 2012

Private Jacob Ward Newton

772802 Private Jacob Ward Newton was born on October 31, 1877 in Brantford Ontario.  At the time of his  enlistment in he was 39 years old and a widower, his trade is listed as a painter.  

Private Newton enlisted in the 125th O.S. Bn C.E.F on February 7, 1916 in Brantford Ontario.  At some time during his service he transferred to the Canadian Army Medical Corp.  Private Newton died in 1958 at the age of 87.

Lest We Forget

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