Source: 153rd Battalion web site, 30th Regiment.
Brother to George Wellington Peer, reg. no. 54043.
“Trade listed as Polisher. DOB 23-4-86, born Halton, Ontario. NOK Mrs. H.L. Peer, married 4-11-12. Enlisted 18th Guelph 26-10-14, lists service in Militia (30th). Went overseas with 18th Battalion aboard SS Grampian 18-4-15, Halifax, N.S. To France with 18th Battalion 15-9-15. Returned to Canada for Discharge aboard SS Caronia, Halifax N.S. 22-5-19. Demobilized London 24-5-19. Appears on the 1921 Census for Guelph, Herbert and Margaret Peer, 48 Elizabeth St. Guelph.
Veterans Death Card: died 23-10-36, no cause given, not war service related. NOK Margaret (McMaster) Peer, widow, Guelph. Buried from his home 23 Oliver St. Guelph. Interred Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph. Gravesite photo courtesy B. Gilbert.
File: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7699 – 39, courtesy Library & Archives Canada.”