Helps, William Edward: Service no. 654401


Digitized Service Record



Source: CVWM. Biography – From the book, War Memorial of Huron County’s Heroes and Heroines that was published in 1919 by the Wingham Advance. Submitted by Operation Picture Me.

LANCE CORP. W.W. HELPS was killed in action on the 13th of March, 1917. He is the son of Mrs. Helps, Shuter St., Wingham. Eddie enlisted with the 161st Battalion and had seen some hard fighting. On March 26th, 1917, he paid the supreme sacrifice. Before enlisting he was employed as an electrician with the Municipal Electric Power Department.

Source: Toronto Telegram. April 1917. news clipping post by David Archer at 18th Battalion Facebook Page (not group).
“Killed in Action”

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