Source: September 1916 Casualty.
PTE. JACK LASHMAR, officially reported missing on September 15th, is a brother of Mr. Thomas Lashmar, 452 Brock avenue. He was about 40 years of age and unmarried. He enlisted in August, 1915, and went overseas in October last and has served in the trenches since February. Prior to enlistment he was employed with Southam Press Company. In his younger days he served with the nave in England.
Source: Toronto Star. October 13, 1916.
PTE. JACK LASHMAR KILLED.
Pte. Jack Lashmar, who went overseas from 452 Brock avenue with the 35th Battalion, and subsequently reached the firingin line with a draft, is reported to-day as killed in action. On Oct. 11 the list contained his name as among those missing, but information received from Ottawa since that date by his friends states that he was among those killed on Sept. 15, when the Canadians first took part in the Somme Offensive. Before enlistment Pte. Lashmar was employed at the Southam Press.
Source: Toronto Star. October 28, 1916.