Davies, John Henry

Davies, John HenryJohn Henry Davies was born in 1861 at West Flamboro, Ontario, son of Private John Davies who came from England in 1829 with a regiment sent to garrison the country.

Davies fought in the 1885 North West Rebellion with I Company, The Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada.

He was for many years employed by the Grand Trunk Railway, was an honorary life member of Hammersmith Lodge and St Alban’s Lodge, Sons of England, and a member of Georgina Lodge, A.F. & A.M.

He died in January 1941 at the Toronto Hospital for the incurables where he had been a patient for 5 years. He married Florence Emma Billing (b. 1864) and was survived by a daughter Maybelle (Mrs. J.Gordon Billinghurst), and a son, Percy Willmot Davies.

From Toronto Star Obituary 4 January 1941.

We welcome your comments

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

"In Pace Paratus – In Peace Prepared"

%d bloggers like this: