Tuesday, November 11, 2008


    Priveate Walter Daniel, Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment), 42nd Battalion, killed in action, February 23, 1918, aged 35,leaving his wife, Amy Bunce Daniel and three sons: Harold, Ivor and Reginald Walter. Laid to rest in Barlin Communal Cemetary,Pas de Calais, France.

    Major John Gillies Rennie, Black Watch, Canada, seconded to the British Army of the Rhine and the British Military Government, aged 41 suffered a heart attack as the result of a crisis one night at a DP camp of which he was in charge, and died of his 3rd heart attack in February 1952, aged 47, leaving his wife Ruth, 7 weeks pregant.

    Sgt. Reginald Walter Daniel, Black Watch, Canada, wounded in France, losing 2 fingers on his right hand and having a bullet through his right arm. Treated with so much of the new 'miracle drug' penicillin that he became allergic to it. Later married the Ruth, the widow of John Gillies Rennie, and raised two children -- a son and a daughter -- and one step-daughter. Died May 24, 1994, in hospital in Summerland, B.C., aged 79.

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