Fry, Joseph Stanley: Service no. 775483

Digitized Service Record

Source: Per accident inquiry of the accidental wounding of Private Reginald Skeggs, reg. no. 802205.


Family Search: When Joseph Stanley Fry was born on 16 April 1895, in Glen Williams, Halton, Ontario, Canada, his father, Walter Alfred Fry, was 50 and his mother, Mary Ann Hunter, was 33. He had at least 2 daughters with Mae Brennan. He lived in Ontario, Canada in 1895. He registered for military service in 1916. In 1916, at the age of 21, his occupation is listed as labourer in Glen Williams, Halton, Ontario, Canada. He died on 1 May 1928, in Halton, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 33, and was buried in Glen Williams, Halton, Ontario, Canada.


Joseph S. Fry. The death occurred at Glenwilliam on May 1st of Joseph Stanley Fry after only a few days of illness, in his 33rd year. Mr. Fry was a son of the late Albert Fry, Glenwilliams, where he was born. He enlisted with the 126th Peel Battalion in January 1916 and lost an eye in January 1917, being invalided home from the Great War in November of that year. He was employed in the Provincial Paper Mills from the time of his return. He leaves to mourn the loss of a loving husband and father, his wife, formerly Miss Mae Brennan and two small children, Eileen and Marjorie, his mother, three brothers and one sister. The funeral was held Friday afternoon from his late residence, Glenwilliams, under the auspices of Georgetown branch of the Legion, Post 120. Members of the Legion acting as flower bearers and pall bearers. The pallbearers were: – Percy Graham, Robert Addy, William Heaton, George Hick, Henry Preston, Walter Lauth. The service was conducted by the Rev. Mr. Caldwell of the United Church of which he was a member and the remains were interred in the Glen Cemetery. The floral contributions were: – Gates Ajar: wife and children; wreath: mother and family; spray: Ethel, Dad and Wendy; wreaths: Mrs. Lewis and Harry, Mount Dennis Glen Woollen Mills, Provincial Paper Mills, United Church, Glenwilliams Comrades, Finishing room Provincial Paper Mills, Legion Post 120, Mr. and Mrs. McWhurter and family; sprays: Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Schenk, Mr. and Mrs. W. Gill, Mr. and Mrs, R. Moffat, Toronto; Mr. and Mrs. W. Allan, Mr. and Mrs. Barlow, Mr. and Mrs. E. V. Harraelough, Mr. and Mrs. J. Garvin, Mr. and Mrs. H. Garvin, Misses Minnie and Bessie Forgrave, Mr. and Mrs. J. Hill and Elmer, Mr. and Mrs.Ben Hodgins, Guelph; A. A. Wilson, Cooksville; Bell Telephone Co., Mr. and Mrs. Nevison, Herb and Lawrence Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. Percy Graham, Mrs. R. MacMaster and Miss Horton, Mr. and Mrs. J. Marchment, Martha and Myrtle, Major Grant. There from out of town who attended the funeral were: – Mrs. A. Nevison, Miss Irene Reid, Mrs. J. Overend, Misses Alice, Ida and Rosella Moffatt, Mr. Harry Heure, Mrs. W. Balhi, Mrs. John Crosland, son and daughter, Mr. Harry Lewis all of Toronto; Mr. Hume Cardinell, Brampton; Mr. and Mrs. H. Cardinell, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Hodgins, Mr. Jack Hodgins and Miss Elsie Hodgins, Guelph; Mr. and Mrs. George Hodgins, Mrs. H. Lasby, Mrs. George Fryer, Acton; Mr. and Mrs. James Thompson, Erin; Mrs. T. G. A. Ferguson, Hamilton; Mrs. John Cross, Brighton.
The Georgetown Herald, Georgetown On 9 May 1928, Page 2, Col 4

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