Monday, November 12, 2012

Private William James Burtch

643210 Private William James Burtch was born in Milton Ontario on April 3, 1880.  At the time of his enlistment, Private Burtch was married to Muriel Burtch and was living in Barrie Ontario.  His trade was listed as a teamster and he was also actively serving the A Company of the 35th Regiment.

Private Burtch enlisted in the 157th O.S. Bn. C.E.F on November 15, 1915 in Barrie despite having only (3/4) /20 vision in one eye.

Private Burtch died in 1937 at the age of 57.

Lest We Forget

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